Transcript of "Brent Ozar Twitter Chat - What Developers Need to Know about SQL Server"
What Developers Need to
Know About SQL Server
What Features, Commands, Datatypes, Etc. Should
Be Generally Avoided?
If you say BETWEEN December 1st and December
31st, SQL Server sees that last parameter as the very
beginning of December 31st. Any data from, say, 1AM
on December 31st and afterwards is going to be
Simplicity is a big theme here. Manhandling the
engine around with hints usually results in
worse performance overall.
We’re not saying nested views are wrong – sometimes they can work really well – but
KBK is pointing out that you may end up dragging a bunch more tables into your query
Always good advice – but it’s advice for
managers rather than developers, right?
Sometimes, a scan is easier – especially for
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