In today's column we'll demonstrate how and when to use the new TSQL MERGE statement and how this can be a helpful addition to your toolbox.
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This article was written mainly for developers who use Firebird Embedded SQL Server in .Net framework applications and want to speed up or optimize DB queries. We will describe how to create your own native Firebird extension and show some approaches how to use it in managed code applications.
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If you have written solid code, you have accomplished one half of the objective. Solid code is the protagonist, or hero, of our story, but testing is the more sedate side kick that often saves the day after the hubris of the hero has almost certainly lead to calamity.