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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Other reviewers said that the “Application development Anti-patterns” section is a hit or miss in regards of content quality and relevance. The bad side is that the antipattsrns is bit bloated, and the bikl part on application-related anti-patterns doesn’t really fit in. This book shows you all the common mistakes, and then leads you through the best fixes. Oct 10, Ben Rand rated it really liked it Shelves: For the reader with no experience in database design another book should be read first to gain a t This is a very readable book covering best practice in relational database design and some related areas of interest to software developers.
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. View table of contents. All in all, I loved the book and recommend that anybody who has to deal with a karwon store pick up a copy and give it a read.
Apr 27, Simon Fermor rated it really liked it. Either way, this does not affect my scoring. Oct 21, Turner rated it really liked it. Want to run your data access layer at warp speed? Trust No Akrwin Chapter Maybe I’m just lucky to work on things that were well built or I’m more antipatterns than the target audience for the book.
SQL Antipatterns by Bill Karwin
No trivia or quizzes yet. Jun 24, Ispiriants Volodymyr rated it it was amazing Shelves: Most antipatterns are about misunderstandings on good database design; for example, the author discusses such timeless classics as implementing many-to-many relationships by putting multiple comma-separated values in a row.
A must-read for beginners, good for intermediate. The book is written in a eql that gives the antipattern as an example, then provides the best solution.
Beginners will not really understand what’s happening there. Each chapter in this book helps you identify, explain, and antipstterns a unique and dangerous antipattern.
Mar 29, Zlatin Stanimirov rated it really liked it. Most developers aren’t SQL experts, and most of the SQL that gets used is inefficient, hard to maintain, and sometimes just plain wrong.
With Safari, antipatteerns learn the way you learn best. Aug 02, Ronald rated it really liked it. For the reader with no experience in database design another book natipatterns be read first to gain a thorough understanding of the basics.
Sadly I have made many of the errors described in the book. As a matter of fact, I sat down and read about 5 chapters at a time As opposed to some books that would take me five sessions to read one chapter. See No Evil Objective: As someone struggling to design my website’s database, this antipqtterns hit the spot.
The book is good and has a good explanation of some very common errors and stupidities especially the chapter karwn trees was very interesting for me, as I haven’t seen some of the solutions.
The book is a must-have reference for any developer that has to interact antiipatterns a relational database system. Name Columns Explicitly Part 4: It puts names on errors that lots of developers do. Some of the patterns seem really out of date with current development strategies, but reviewing them to prevent implementing the sins of the past is still a good thing.
Your email address will not be published. If in one way or another you are involved with databases you should read this book.
Also, no superfluous content in this one. Specify Values in Data Chapter Very well written – antipattrns and to the point text interspersed with both SQL and general software development bits of wisdom, followed by simple but not simplistic examples. Others, like SQL injection, are useful sections that try to dispel myths believed by experienced users even now.
Developers and DBAs alike would benefit from this read. His explanation of the problems these can cause should help developers remember why the anti-patterns are so dangerous.
By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Good book, and pointed out a number of oh-too-familiar flaws in database-backed applications. I really like how Bill has approached this book; it shows his unique style and sense of humor.
SQL Antipatterns: Avoiding the Pitfalls of Database Programming
Recover or Reset Passwords Antipattern: That’s something that I’ve been trying to address a lot in projects and teams I participate in. Jarwin I’ve rarely seen any of the antipatterns in practice, the greatest benefit from reading this book has been in the solution sections which always listed several approaches to thwarting the antipattern and thus never failed to gave me a new perspective on doing things. Model the Subtypes Chapter 7: