The programmer's primary weapon in the never-ending
battle against slow system is to change the intramodular structure.
Our first response should be to reorganize the modules' data structures.
Code Complete: A Practical Handbook of Software Construction by Steve C McConnell
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Where is the information?
Lost in data.
Where is the data?
Lost in the #@%!&database!
The Guru's Guide to SQL Server Stored Procedures, XML, and HTML (With CD-ROM) by Ken Henderson
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A person without data is just another person with an opinion.
Big data is like teenage sex: everyone talks about it, nobody really knows how to do it, everyone thinks everyone else is doing it, so everyone claims they are doing it...
Bad programmers worry about the code. Good programmers worry about data structures and their relationships.
Data dominates. If you’ve chosen the right data structures and organized things well, the algorithms will almost always be self-evident. Data structures, not algorithms, are central to programming.