Inside Microsoft SQL Server 2008 T-SQL Querying: T-SQL Querying

Inside Microsoft SQL Server 2008 T-SQL Querying: T-SQL Querying

by Itzik Ben-Gan, Lubor Kollar, Dejan Sarka, Steve Kass
     
 

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Tackle the toughest set-based querying and query tuning problems—guided by an author team with in-depth, inside knowledge of T-SQL. Deepen your understanding of architecture and internals—and gain practical approaches and advanced techniques to optimize your code’s performance.

Discover how to:

• Move from procedural

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Overview

Tackle the toughest set-based querying and query tuning problems—guided by an author team with in-depth, inside knowledge of T-SQL. Deepen your understanding of architecture and internals—and gain practical approaches and advanced techniques to optimize your code’s performance.

Discover how to:

• Move from procedural programming to the language of sets and logic • Optimize query tuning with a top-down methodology • Assess algorithmic complexity to predict performance • Compare data-aggregation techniques, including new grouping sets • Manage data modification—insert, delete, update, merge—for performance • Write more efficient queries against partitioned tables • Work with graphs, trees, hierarchies, and recursive queries • Plus—Use pure-logic puzzles to sharpen your problem-solving skills

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780735638303
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
03/25/2009
Series:
Developer Reference
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
832
File size:
7 MB

Meet the Author

Steve Kass, PhD, is an MVP for SQL Server and a professor of mathematics and computer science. He has written for SQL Server Magazine and spoken at SQL Server Magazine Connections events.

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