Back to relational, hibernating world

Recently, I've been extensively using Fluent NHibernate.  As always, setting up the tests made me setup the SqlLite to cope with NHibernate. I found that FNH provides a simple class with a mouthful name FluentNHibernate.Testing.SingleConnectionSessionSourceForSQLiteInMemoryTesting. All it does is accepting the FluentConfiguration object and providing the created session for your tests. Nice :]

Dremel

I've just finished reading Dremel whitepaper. It seems that Google one more time brought to life something, which may change the IT world. Imagine queries running against trillions of rows and returning results in a few seconds, imagine fault tolerant db, that scales linear and still, allows you to query it in a very advanced … Continue reading Dremel

A story of Cassandra’s brother: Deiphobus

The Apache Cassandra Project develops, as it is written on the official page of the project, a highly scalable second-generation distributed database, bringing together Dynamo's fully distributed design and Bigtable's ColumnFamily-based data model (wow!:P). The mentioned properties of this architecture brings profits, but also some limitations and challenges such as: no transaction support no atomic … Continue reading A story of Cassandra’s brother: Deiphobus