SQL Antipatterns, by Bill Karwin, Pragmatic Bookshelf, mention of a broad variety of databases such as MySQL, Oracle, SQL Server. Common blunders of SQL database design, queries, and software SQL Antipatterns Strike Back Bill Karwin 1 Monday, April 20, 1. Bill Karwin has helped thousands of people write better SQL and buildstronger relational databases. Now he’s sharing his collection of antipatterns–the most.
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This is a very readable book covering best practice in relational database design and some related areas of interest to software developers. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. See Antipatyerns Evil Objective: Refresh and try again. I regret that I did not read it before, because it will resolve some of issues during my work.
Software developers will certainly benefit from reading the antipatterns and solutions described here. It’s a very good book for the people, who just learned SQL.
Query Antipatterns Chapter I’m so glad I found this gem. Bill Karwin has helped thousands of people write better SQL and build stronger relational databases. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. The book that every modern developer should read. Fear of the Unknown Objective: Declare Constraints Chapter 6: I would have liked to see this important topic addressed.
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Now he’s sharing his collection of antipatterns–the most common errors he’s identified in those thousands of requests for help. And if you’ve written the database interface layer for apps, it might be partially interesting for you. You stopped to read this review and possibly read the sample or go straight to read the book. Description Resources Extracts Author. All in all, a decent read for a new SQL user, but if you have any experience with SQL you might want to skip this one for a newer reference.
Even better, it will also show you how to fix them, and how to avoid these and other problems in the future. I wish I had read this book sooner.
SQL Antipatterns: Avoiding the Pitfalls of Database Programming
The book is written in a format that gives the antipattern as an example, th With many relational database systems available in the market, I find there is not much need to design a RDBMS product to the level this book gives.
Create an Intersection Table Chapter 3: Jan 18, Eric Hogue added it. Glad you liked my book Vlad! It is the first book I’ve read on database design and optimization after 5 years of professional software development. In No Particular Order… Ibll Developers and DBAs alike would benefit from this read.
SQL Antipatterns [Book]
Nov 25, Horia rated it really liked it Shelves: Simplify Database Architecture Antipattern: As a few examples, multi-valued columns, multi-column attributes, too many indexes, replacing null values with a different known value, etc. It puts names on errors that lots of developers do.
Rails especially has the mysterious controller helpers that no one really understands, but the always-safe-bet is put your services-like logic in Mar 04, Johnny Graber rated it really liked it. Majority of the issues are addressed with proper training so I can see this book would be good for those who are self learners who may not have many opportunities for formal training. I’m a software developer who gets paid mostly for working iarwin the back end portion of solutions and I’ve worked in both small and large companies.
Now he’s sharing his collection of antipatterns–the most common errors he’s identified in those thousands of requests for help. I would have appreciated some concrete discussions on writing performant SQL queries. This boo Bill Karwin has helped thousands of people write better SQL and build stronger relational databases.
Beginners will not really understand what’s happening there. Common Sense Appendix 2: Vlad Mihalcea Powered by WordPress.
I would recommend it especially to young web developers and all the “rockstar ninjas”, who think they do not need to read it. Having a strong background in this topic, I was able to skim through it easily in one afternoon. Sep 25, Tom rated it really liked it. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. I enjoyed the discussions around security and can appreciate that storing passwords in the database is a bad idea I’ve seen that more than once and have a better understanding on how to protect against SQL injection attacks.