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Relational Database Programming: A Set-Oriented Approach by Stefan Ardeleanu

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© Stefan Ardeleanu 2016

Stefan Ardeleanu, Relational Database Programming, 10.1007/978-1-4842-2080-1_4

4. Data by Set or by Row?

Stefan Ardeleanu

(1)Bucharest, Romania

This book is divided in two parts. The first part describes the concepts and the second part illustrates these concepts with practical examples. With these examples I want to show that, very often, the same task within a database can be done either using the atomic style of programming, a common style used by many application developers, or using the holistic approach for data access, the true SQL style of programming, a style that is specific to authentic database programmers. You will see that this latter style of programming is much simpler and more accurate. The code is much simpler, ...

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