Naming Standards

SQL Server Name Convention and T-SQL Programming Style

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There are only two hard things in Computer Science: cache invalidation and naming things -- Phil Karlton The recommendations in this article are not the ultimate truth. Please consider this article as a rule template that you can adapt to your needs. A naming convention is a set of rules for choosing the character sequence to […]

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2019-12-10

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SQL Code Layout and Beautification

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William Brewer takes a look at the whole topic of SQL Code layout and beautification, an important aspect to SQL programming style. He concludes that once you are tired of laying SQL out by hand, you had better choose a tool with plenty of knobs to twiddle, because nobody seems to agree on the best way of doing it.

2008-05-26

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Practical Methods: Naming Conventions

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Everyone should establish some sort of naming convention for their SQL Server platform. It helps to ensure that developers and DBAs can easily find objects and communicate with one another. New author Michael Lato brings us the start of a series on organizing your SQL Server code with an article on naming conventions.

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2008-02-29 (first published: )

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Stored Procedure Naming Conventions

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As your SQL Server applications grow, chances are that you have more and more objects, especially stored procedures that you need to keep track of. An organized environment is key to being able to prevent the duplication of code and effort. Joe Sack brings us a look at how he names stored procedures to easy identification.

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2005-10-03

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Best Practices for Database Design

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One of the few things that SQL Server does not automatically help you with is the design of your tales, views, and other database objects. Having standards and design techniques can greatly ease the maintenance of your schema as well as ease the transition to having others work with the database. New author J.D. Gonzalez brings us some of his naming techniques to keep things organized.

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2008-06-20 (first published: )

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Database Standards and Conventions

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Having a good set of naming conventions for your SQL Server objects is one of the most vital things to a company. In the long duration of a business, it saves money and time as programmers are transferred internally and don't need to relearn object names. As learning curves lower, cost lowers. This article covers some of the conventions that Brian Knight uses and why he uses them.

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2005-02-25 (first published: )

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