Demystifying Database Performance for Developers
For many developers, databases are basically magic. Like Penn & Teller, this blog post is set to break the illusion. Databases are just like any other code, they have algorithms and processes. These algorithms and processes are meant to improve performance, but can cause limitations if they are not expected.
This is a good basic introduction to database performance. In SilverKey we have every developer and intern to complete reading Use the Index Luke.
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