SERVER-SIDE PROCESSING, which is when you let a server process your queries and
the like, is probably a concept you have heard of and it’s the very topic of this
chapter. Well, to some extent anyway. I discuss three specific ways of doing
server-side processing: stored procedures, triggers, and views. The good thing
about server-side processing is that you can use the power and resources of your
server for doing purely data-related processing and thus leave your client free to
do other stuff, and your network clearer of data that the client doesn’t want. It’s
not always appropriate to do so, but in many cases you can...