Jan 10, 2013 11:00:00 PM by Steve Hilker
You can use Best Practices to analyze your SQL statement and database to recommend common techniques for improving database performance. Since the recommendations can also affect performance of other statements in your database, you should review and test the recommendations before implementing them. When evaluating the recommendations, take into account that database performance is affected by the following:
Note: The Best Practices function is only available in SQL Rewrite mode in Optimize SQL.
To view best practices
Select the Optimize SQL tab in the main window.
Tip: To display the best practices tab, click , select Optimize SQL | Best Practices | General, and select the Display Best Practices tab in SQL Rewrite mode checkbox.
Enter a SQL statement into the Alternative Details pane.
Click . The Select Connection and Schema window displays.
Select a connection and schema to use.
Review the recommendations provided.
Written by Steve Hilker
Steve Hilker was a Product Manager for Quest Software. Steve has over 35 years technical experience spanning application development, system administration, database management and various management positions at several software companies. Steve was the founder of RevealNet, best known for its desktop knowledge bases and unique database tools such as PL/Formatter. RevealNet was acquired by Quest Software in 2001. He's had the pleasure of being the product manager for many of Quest's database tools.
In his private life, Steve enjoys oil painting and living on a small farm in a pre-Civil war manor home in Fredericksburg, Virginia.