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Internal System Views

Internal system views are system views that make available low-level storage metadata for the SQL Server 2005 Database Engine.

The following table lists and describes the internal system views.

These views are for internal use only and are subject to change. Compatibility is not guaranteed.

View name Description


Contains a combination of rowset and hobt information. There is a one-to-one correspondence between rowset and hobt.


Contains both rowset and hobt column information. It also contains type and other information redundantly copied from the catalog of the relational engine.


Contains a row for each allocation unit in the current database.