Inside Microsoft® SQL Server® 2008
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
- 2009 Dejan Sarka
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