VIEW_COLUMN_USAGE (Transact-SQL)

VIEW_COLUMN_USAGE (Transact-SQL)

 

THIS TOPIC APPLIES TO: yesSQL Server (starting with 2008)yesAzure SQL DatabaseyesAzure SQL Data Warehouse yesParallel Data Warehouse

Returns one row for each column in the current database that is used in a view definition. This information schema view returns information about the objects to which the current user has permissions.

To retrieve information from these views, specify the fully qualified name of INFORMATION_SCHEMA.view_name.

Column nameData typeDescription
VIEW_CATALOGnvarchar(128)View qualifier.
VIEW_SCHEMAnvarchar(128)Name of schema that contains the view.

 ** Important ** Do not use INFORMATION_SCHEMA views to determine the schema of an object. The only reliable way to find the schema of a object is to query the sys.objects catalog view.
VIEW_NAMEsysnameView name.
TABLE_CATALOGnvarchar(128)Table qualifier.
TABLE_SCHEMAnvarchar(128)Name of schema that contains the table.

 ** Important ** Do not use INFORMATION_SCHEMA views to determine the schema of an object. The only reliable way to find the schema of a object is to query the sys.objects catalog view.
TABLE_NAMEsysnameBase table.
COLUMN_NAMEsysnameColumn name.

System Views (Transact-SQL)
Information Schema Views (Transact-SQL)
sys.sql_dependencies (Transact-SQL)
sys.objects (Transact-SQL)

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