August 12, 2011
I highly recommend this video about how the Guardian has implemented MongoDB; it talks about the history of their site’s development and the common evolution most large scale sites go through. http://www.infoq.com/presentations/Why-I-Chose-MongoDB-for-Guardian They compare concepts between traditional relational databases and MongoDB. Although specific to MongoDB, most NOSQL solutions have equivalent concepts, including RavenDb. Have you […]
May 25, 2011
A colleague mentioned this the other day and I noticed it wasn’t advertised much on the web so here it is, an easy way to remember the ASP.Net page life cycle. S – Start. (OnPreInit) I – Initialize. (OnInit, InitComplete, OnPreLoad) L – Load. (OnLoad) V – Validation. (Validate) E – Event Handling. (OnLoadComplete, OnPreRender, OnSaveStateComplete) R – Render. (Render) Oh […]
April 20, 2011
Let’s say you have a table that is ordered by a column but also contains a sequence number used for overiding the order sequence. This table may look something like this Now, this initially is populated in sequence like so: You can see I deliberately left a gap for item ‘D’. If I was to […]
June 24, 2010
SQL Server 2008 Spatial data; Applying a buffer or radius on a geometry using metres.
May 11, 2010
RavenDB launch event, hosted by Skillsmatter. Come and see Ayende talk and demonstrate RavenDb in action. Tuesday 18th May 2010, London.
February 15, 2010
What is everybody’s thoughts on the NOSQL movement? Where do you see NOSQL databases working best or better than traditional relational databases?
November 27, 2009
BCP cannot be used to transfer spatial data from 32bit to 64bit instance.