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Re: Is SQL procedural or non-procedural?

From: Paul <paul_at_see.my.sig.com>
Date: Mon, 12 Jun 2006 20:46:57 +0100
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"David Cressey" <dcressey_at_verizon.net> wrote:

> By contrast, some other products had cost based optimization, and the
> programmers could focus on what data they wanted, instead of how to access
> it.

I'd suggest that you take a look at Jonathan Lewis' book "CBO, the fundamentals" to see how wrong you are there.

Sure, the CBO is *_meant_* not to worry, but boy, it does!

Paul...  

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