Re: Is SQL procedural or non-procedural?

From: Paul <>
Date: Mon, 12 Jun 2006 20:46:57 +0100
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"David Cressey" <> 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!



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