What can you do when database performance doesn't meetexpectations? Before you turn to expensive hardware upgrades tosolve the problem, reach for this book. Refactoring SQLApplications provides a set of tested options for making codemodifications to dramatically improve the way your databaseapplications function. Backed by real-world examples, you'll findquick fixes for simple problems, in-depth answers for more complexsituations, and complete solutions for applications with extensiveproblems. Learn to:
Determine if and where you can expect performance gains
Apply quick fixes, such as limiting calls to the database instored functions and procedures
Refactor tasks, such as replacing application code by a storedprocedure, or replacing iterative, procedural statements withsweeping SQL statements
Refactor flow by increasing parallelism and switchingbusiness-inducted processing from synchronous to asynchronous
Refactor design using schema extensions, regular views,materialized views, partitioning, and more
Compare before and after versions of a program to ensure youget the same results once you make modifications
Refactoring SQL Applications teaches you to recognizeand assess code that needs refactoring, and to understand thecrucial link between refactoring and performance. If and when yourapplication bogs down, this book will help you get it back up tospeed.