SQL SERVER – What is an alias and how does it differ from a synonym

An alias is an alternative to a synonym, designed for a distributed environment to avoid having to use the location qualifier of a table or view.  The alias is not dropped when the table is dropped.

Reference : Dilip Kumar Jena ( https://sqlexplore.wordpress.com )

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