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SQL Server 2017 Query Performance Tuning: Troubleshoot and Optimize Query Performance by Grant Fritchey

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© Grant Fritchey 2018
Grant FritcheySQL Server 2017 Query Performance Tuninghttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-3888-2_19

19. Query Design Analysis

Grant Fritchey1 
(1)
Grafton, Massachusetts, USA
 

A database schema may include a number of performance-enhancement features such as indexes, statistics, and stored procedures. But none of these features guarantees good performance if your queries are written badly in the first place. The SQL queries may not be able to use the available indexes effectively. The structure of the SQL queries may add avoidable overhead to the query cost. Queries may be attempting to deal with data in a row-by-row fashion (or to quote Jeff Moden, Row By Agonizing Row, which is abbreviated to RBAR and pronounced “reebar”) instead ...

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