The database is the foundation of any innovative project, but you can’t innovate if you’re making the same mistakes of yesteryear.
Bill Karwin has supported SQL developers for more than twelve years. Some blunders occur so frequently that we call them antipatterns: brittle, buggy solutions and create security or scalability risks in your projects. In this tutorial, Bill describes SQL techniques that should be called antipatterns, illustrates their weaknesses, and offers better solutions.
This revises Bill’s popular tutorial at MySQL Conference 2008, and adds many new topics. The presentation includes the following topics:
Database Design Antipatterns:
Application Development Antipatterns:
Bill Karwin has been a software developer and technical writer since 1988. He is widely known for his talent for explaining complex topics and practical techniques with accuracy and a little humor. Recently he worked as the Product Engineering Manager developing the award-winning Zend Framework library for PHP 5.
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