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Tackle the toughest set-based querying and query tuning problems—guided by an author team with in-depth, inside knowledge of T-SQL. Deepen your understanding of architecture and internals—and gain practical approaches and advanced techniques to optimize your code’s performance.

Discover how to:

  • Move from procedural programming to the language of sets and logic

  • Optimize query tuning with a top-down methodology

  • Assess algorithmic complexity to predict performance

  • Compare data-aggregation techniques, including new grouping sets

  • Manage data modification—insert, delete, update, merge—for performance

  • Write more efficient queries against partitioned tables

  • Work with graphs, trees, hierarchies, and recursive queries

  • Plus—Use pure-logic puzzles to sharpen your problem-solving skills

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