T-SQL insiders help you tackle your toughest queries and query-tuning problemsSqueeze 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 logicMaster an efficient top-down tuning methodologyAssess algorithmic complexity to predict performanceCompare data aggregation techniques, including new grouping setsEfficiently perform data-analysis calculationsMake the most of T-SQL's optimized bulk import toolsAvoid date/time pitfalls that lead to buggy, poorly performing codeCreate optimized BI statistical queries without additional softwareUse programmable objects to accelerate queriesUnlock major performance improvements with In-Memory OLTPMaster useful and elegant approaches to manipulating graphsAbout This BookFor experienced T-SQL practitionersIncludes coverage updated from Inside Microsoft SQL Server 2008 T-SQL Querying and Inside Microsoft SQL Server 2008 T-SQL ProgrammingValuable to developers, DBAs, BI professionals, and data scientistsCovers many MCSE 70-464 and MCSA/MCSE 70-461 exam topics