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8. Optimizing Data Modification

Henrietta Dombrovskaya1  , Boris Novikov2 and Anna Bailliekova3
DRW Holdings, Chicago, IL, USA
Database expert, Helsinki, Finland
UrbanFootprint, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

Up to this point, our focus has been on optimizing queries, which means that only data retrieval has been covered. We haven’t touched on anything related to data manipulation, that is, updating, removing, or adding records. This is the subject of this chapter, which discusses how data manipulation affects performance and how performance for these operations ...

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