Microsoft® SQL Server® 2012 High-Performance T-SQL Using Window Functions

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Apply powerful window functions in T-SQL—and increase the performance and speed of your queries. Optimize your queries—and obtain simple and elegant solutions to a variety of problems—using window functions in Transact-SQL. Led by T-SQL expert Itzik Ben-Gan, you’ll learn how to apply calculations against sets of rows in a flexible, clear, and efficient manner. Ideal whether you’re a database administrator or developer, this practical guide demonstrates ways to use more than a dozen T-SQL querying solutions to address common business tasks.

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Discover how to:

  • Go beyond traditional query approaches to express set calculations more efficiently
  • Delve into ordered set functions such as rank, distribution, and offset
  • Implement hypothetical set and inverse distribution functions in standard SQL
  • Use strategies for improving sequencing, paging, filtering, and pivoting
  • Increase query speed using partitioning, ordering, and coverage indexing
  • Apply new optimization iterators such as Window Spool
  • Handle common issues such as running totals, intervals, medians, and gaps

2 reviews for Microsoft® SQL Server® 2012 High-Performance T-SQL Using Window Functions

  1. Rated 4 out of 5


    the sample link (Introduction page xiv): takes me to what appears to be a spanish vacation web site? I cannot find errata or samples for this book

  2. Rated 3 out of 5

    Alan Wallwin

    My copy arrived in July 2016 and is still pointing to a foreign language site that has nothing to do with T-SQL.

    And now I have the paperback version do I have to pay again to get the PDF version?

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