• Continuing with my incursion in the NoSql database world, these days I’ve been playing with Couchbase installed on Windows 8 (after tackling several issues). Finally, after downloaded and installed it successfully, I’ve created a simple console application in C# to test its basis (as I did in my previous articles ‘Using MongoDB from C#‘ and ‘A little of... read more
  • A little of RavenDB

    Published by on February 1st, 2013 6:44 pm under c#, DB, Distributed databases, MapReduce, NoSQL, ORM, RavenDB

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    Hi, a few days ago I published an article showing how you can easily use MongoDB under C#. In this article I mainly plan to show the same operations or features, but using RavenDB. As this database is built in C# it will be easier to integrate it a native C# client. Besides both databases have very similar... read more
  • Using MongoDB from C#

    Published by on January 29th, 2013 6:44 pm under c#, DB, Distributed databases, MapReduce, MongoDB, NoSQL, ORM

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    Today I’ve been playing a little with MongoDB, and after enjoyed triggering a few commands from Mongo’s console, I decided to download, build and try the C# driver. Build it and use it is pretty straightforward, and in a couple of minutes you can be playing with your local database from a C# console application. So I... read more
  • NHibernate mappings tips using an Alternative Key

    Published by on January 28th, 2013 2:11 pm under c#, DB, NHibernate, ORM

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    Recently I’ve been working with NHibernate, and besides configuring trivial mappings, I had to deal with some not so trivial: when I wanted to link to tables using an alternative key between them. In this short post I’ll resume the necessary steps to do this in case you need to do it too (in a... read more