December 4-6, 2017
Vancouver, Canada

Why Your Database Query Stinks

Only 2% of developers have formal training in structured query language, relational theory, or even simple sets. Yet, they use a database to store data and wonder why their queries are so slow. This session covers what really happened when you submit a query, why you can not visually tell a poor query from a good one, how to skip the 'N+1" problems, and more. Do not be a slave to slow queries! Learn to become a minor database deity!

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Dave Stokes


Dave Stokes is a MySQL Community Manager for Oracle. Previously he was the MySQL Certification Manager for MySQL AB and SUN. He has worked for companies ranging alphabetically from the American Heart Association to Xerox and work ranging from Anti-submarine warfare to web developer. He is the author of MySQL & JSON - A Practical Programming Guide, now in it is in its second edition

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