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Google Maps & SQL: Performance Best Practices

By Jen Senwoo
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The Google Maps API is quite amazing, offering developers a familiar map interface combined with up-to-date data and imagery. However, one of its major drawbacks is performance and speed.

So how do you best optimize Google Maps for this? How should you format, and how often should you be formatting? Watch as we whiteboard and explain how to set up joins in your SQL table to talk effectively to the elements within Google Maps, which will ensure a superior user experience.

For more ways on optimizing Google Maps including styling, and customizing user experience capabilities, check out this on-demand webinar.

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Originally published March 29, 2016; updated on August 9th, 2017

About the Author

Jen Senwoo is the Director of Marketing Demand Generation at Logi Analytics, where she is responsible for developing content as well as creating and measuring integrated marketing/sales campaigns to support lead generation and opportunity goals for the organization. She has previously held marketing positions at American University, BroadSoft, and Chevy Chase Bank. Jen holds a Bachelor’s degree from the Robert H Smith School of Business at University of Maryland College Park.