March 10-12, 2010
Montreal, Canada

Bending queries to your will with EXPLAIN

Just about anyone can write a basic SQL query for a table. Not everyone can write a *good* query though - that takes practice and knowing how to understand what the optimizer is doing with the query. Learn the basics of query optimization so you keep your application engaging the user rather then showing the progress bar as they wait on the database.

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Sheeri K. Cabral

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Sheeri K. Cabral has a master's degree in computer science specializing in databases from Brandeis University and a background in systems administration. Unstoppable as a volunteer and activist since age 14, Cabral founded and organizes the Boston, Massachusetts, USA, MySQL User Group and is the creator and co-host of OurSQL: The MySQL Database Community Podcast, available on iTunes. She also wrote the MySQL Administrator's Bible.

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