In SQL, a view is a virtual table that represents a subset of data from one or more database tables

Views are created using a SELECT statement and can be used just like a regular table.

Views can be used to enforce data security by restricting access to certain columns or rows of data.

It can be used to provide a consistent view of the data across multiple applications regardless of changes to the underlying table structure.

Views can be used to combine data from multiple tables into a single view

Views can be used to improve performance by pre-computing commonly used queries

Views can be used to simplify reporting by presenting data in a way that is optimized for reporting and analysis.

Views are an important tool in SQL database design and can provide a wide range of benefits for developers