SQL SERVER – Restrictions of Views – T SQL View Limitations

UPDATE: (5/15/2007) Thank you Ben Taylor for correcting errors and incorrect information from this post. He is Database Architect and writes Database Articles at www.sswug.org.

I have been coding as T-SQL for many years. I never have to use view ever in my career. I do not see in my near future I am using Views. I am able to achieve same database architecture goal using either using Third Normal tables, Replications or other database design work around.SQL Views have many many restrictions. There are few listed below. I love T-SQL but I do not like using Views.

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SQL SERVER – Query to Find Seed Values, Increment Values and Current Identity Column value of the table

Following script will return all the tables which has identity column. It will also return the Seed Values, Increment Values and Current Identity Column value of the table. SELECT IDENT_SEED(TABLE_NAME) AS Seed, IDENT_INCR(TABLE_NAME) AS Increment, IDENT_CURRENT(TABLE_NAME) AS Current_Identity, TABLE_NAME FROM INFORMATION_SCHEMA.TABLES WHERE OBJECTPROPERTY(OBJECT_ID(TABLE_NAME), 'TableHasIdentity') = 1 AND TABLE_TYPE = 'BASE…
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