SQL SERVER – Fix Error 1949, Level 16: Cannot create index on view. The function yields nondeterministic results

Recently, during my training session in Hyderabad, one of the attendees wanted to know the reason of the following error that he encountered every time he tried to create a view. He informed me that he is also creating the index using WITH SCHEMABINDING option. Let us see we can fix error 1949.

Msg 1949, Level 16, State 1, Line 1
Cannot create index on view . The function yields nondeterministic results. Use a deterministic system function, or modify the user-defined function to return deterministic results.

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SQL SERVER – Stored Procedure to display code (text) of Stored Procedure, Trigger, View or Object

This is another popular question I receive. How to see text/content/code of Stored Procedure. System stored procedure that prints the text of a rule, a default, or an unencrypted stored procedure, user-defined function, trigger, or view. Syntax sp_helptext @objname = 'name' sp_helptext [ @objname = ] 'name' [ , […
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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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