T-SQL Querying (Developer Reference)

T-SQL Querying (Developer Reference)

by Adam Machanic (Author), Dejan Sarka (Author), Dejan Sarka (Author), Adam Machanic (Author), Itzik Ben-Gan (Author), Kevin Farlee (Author)


T-SQL insiders help you tackle your toughest queries and query-tuning problems Squeeze maximum performance and efficiency from every T-SQL query you write or tune. Four leading experts take an in-depth look at T-SQL's internal architecture and offer advanced practical techniques for optimizing response time and resource usage. Emphasizing a correct understanding of the language and its foundations, the authors present unique solutions they have spent years developing and refining. All code and techniques are fully updated to reflect new T-SQL enhancements in Microsoft SQL Server 2014 and SQL Server 2012. Write faster, more efficient T-SQL code: * Move from procedural programming to the language of sets and logic* Master an efficient top-down tuning methodology* Assess algorithmic complexity to predict performance* Compare data aggregation techniques, including new grouping sets* Efficiently perform data-analysis calculations* Make the most of T-SQL's optimized bulk import tools* Avoid date/time pitfalls that lead to buggy, poorly performing code* Create optimized BI statistical queries without additional software* Use programmable objects to accelerate queries* Unlock major performance improvements with In-Memory OLTP* Master useful and elegant approaches to manipulating graphs About This Book * For experienced T-SQL practitioners* Includes coverage updated from Inside Microsoft SQL Server 2008 T-SQL Querying and Inside Microsoft SQL Server 2008 T-SQL Programming* Valuable to developers, DBAs, BI professionals, and data scientists* Covers many MCSE 70-464 and MCSA/MCSE 70-461 exam topics



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Format: Illustrated
Pages: 864
Edition: 1
Publisher: Microsoft Press
Published: 19 Mar 2015

ISBN 10: 0735685045
ISBN 13: 9780735685048