Friday, December 09, 2005

The Art of Writing Good SQL -- By David Aldridge

This is a good article by Mr. David Aldridge and the original source is here.
My sincere apologies for not getting the author's name right and i was so careless and lazy that i pasted the entire article here without the orginal source link.

The article was really a comprehensive one and pls do read it at the above link.

Anways here is what the aricle outlines.

-- Excerpts from the above orginal source...
Writing Good SQL

I think that there are at least five elements to consider. In no particular order:

  • Understanding what you are trying to do
  • Knowledge of SQL syntax
  • Appreciation of the data and the structure
  • Optimization
  • Measurement of performance


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