SQL Performance Explained
by Markus Winand
Number of pages: 91
SQL performance problems are everywhere, everyday. SQL Performance Explained is a free SQL tuning e-book for developers. It avoids unnecessary details about database internals but highlights the one topic that is most often neglected: proper indexing.
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