VIEW_TABLE_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 table in the current database that is used in a view. 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 name Data type Description
VIEW_CATALOG nvarchar(128) View qualifier.
VIEW_SCHEMA nvarchar(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_NAME sysname View name.
TABLE_CATALOG nvarchar(128) Table qualifier.
TABLE_SCHEMA nvarchar(128) Name of schema that contains the base 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_NAME sysname Base table that the view is based on.

See Also

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