December 4-6, 2017
Vancouver, Canada

Why Your Database Query Stinks

Only 2% of developers have formal training in structured query language, relational theory, or even simple sets. Yet, they use a database to store data and wonder why their queries are so slow. This session covers what really happened when you submit a query, why you can not visually tell a poor query from a good one, how to skip the 'N+1" problems, and more. Do not be a slave to slow queries! Learn to become a minor database deity!

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Dave Stokes


Dave is the MySQL Community Manager for Oracle and previously was the MySQL Certification manager for MySQL AB. His background includes anti-submarine warfare, retail data collection, neural networks, device drivers, and too many databases. He lives in Texas with the mandated hound dog and pickup truck.

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