Tag: SQL

Sql Query Optimization

Question Suggest few areas to inspect to improve the performance of a slow query Answer Here are few areas to check: Tables have no indexes. Database indexes improve query performance dramatically on the expense of slow writes and extra space Tables are scanned in full. Scanning huge tables degrades performance Table statistics are not updated.

Sql Views Advantages

Question What is a database view. Mention few database sql views advantages Answer A view is a virtual table (not part of the physical schema) composed from the result set of a stored query. Views contain dynamic content. This means if you modify the physical tables from which the view is constructed then the data shown in subsequent invocations of the

SQL All Keyword

All Keyword in SQL Given the following database table: employee(emp_name, emp_salary) write an SQL statement to print the employee name with the highest salary Solution Using the max aggregate function will give us the maximum salary but it does not give us the name of the employee who has the maximum salary. The solution is

SQL Having Clause

Problem You have the following database table: employee (emp_name, emp_age, emp_department) Write an SQL statement to calculate the average age of employees who are older than 30 years old for each department. Do not display the average if the number of employees used in the calculation is less than 3. Solution You need to use