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does views take any space in database?

sam liya
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Below is the question i got in exam.



I maked 2 as answer, but the answer is wrong.So that means views take space in database .Is it correct ?
Ulf Dittmer
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Yes, they do. Not for data, but for the description of the view - making answer #1 the correct one.
Jeanne Boyarsky
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Additionally, some databases like Oracle support materialized views. These require space for the data as well.


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