[mythtv-users] Slow MySQL query after delete

Bill Williamson bill at bbqninja.com
Sat Sep 8 06:59:27 UTC 2007

On 9/8/07, Johan Venter <mythtv at vulturest.com> wrote:
> Jay R. Ashworth wrote:
> > On Fri, Sep 07, 2007 at 03:24:39PM +0100, Mike Perkins wrote:
> >> Is it not possible, within scheduler.cpp, to break down the BUSQ in
> >> such a way that it is more comprehensible by the devs and easier for
> >> MySQL to deal with? I have done some refactoring of similar beasts in
> >> the past (~5 years) and know it can make a hell of a difference to
> >> maintainability if nothing else.
> >>
> >> Just saw the prettyprinted BUSQ. OMFG. (picks jaw off floor)
> >
> > Yeah, I know, right?  :-)  I didn't know you *could* put CASEs in
> > querys; is that a MySQL thing?
> Nope, can do it in most compliant databases, SQL Server and Postgres
> included.
> I don't know what all the fuss is about, I've written and maintained
> queries *much* larger than that before - and I'm not exaggerating nor
> trying to boast.
> I used to work under a developer who decided it would be a grand idea to
> have *all* of the business logic for the application we were working on
> enforced in the SQL queries/stored procedures. I have debugged queries
> that span *pages* :)

The difference there (I'd hope) is that it was with a real  database, most
likely using stored proceedures and calling on materialized views.
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