The art of good SQL

WARNING: This presentation contains graphic scenes of SQL.
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Best practices can be a fallacy because often the answer is “It depends”. What basic principles and theory can you use to develop, use and leverage good SQL practices. You don’t need a 45 minute presentation to learn what you have to do with your SQL to help our your DB.

Some of the key topics include:

  • Tagging and Tracking that SQL
  • Help your tools out Jake
  • Look at all SQL Luke
  • The magic of elimination Dave
  • Data in != Data out
  • SELECT * is for amateurs
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Ronald Bradford


  • EnterpriseDB
  • Amazon Web Services
  • Clustrix
  • Continuent
  • Facebook
  • HTI Consultoria e Tecnologia
  • Monty Program
  • Percona
  • Rackspace Hosting
  • Schooner Information Technology
  • SkySQL
  • Xeround

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