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Would I recommend RavenDB?

RavenDB,Thoughtful Stuff 13 November 2013 | 8 Comments

Settle in for a long post, I’d make a cup of tea before starting… With my new job there is a need to rework the existing solution to scale, one way we are going to achieve this is through migrating the web interface from ASP.NET WebForms to AngularJS with a nice REST API provided by […]

Part 1 of my Gibraltar test drive: hopes and dreams

Gibraltar,NancyFX,RavenDB 3 September 2012 | 1 Comment

In this series of blog posts I’ll be using Gibraltar on a new project and blogging my journey. I can thank @RachelHawley for giving me a push to try out Gibraltar and it so happens I haven’t done blogging for a while since my last encounter with Ayende reviewing my code 😉 So what’s my […]

RavenSuggest: A better approach

ASP.NET MVC,jquery,RavenDB 8 July 2012 | 2 Comments

[This post follows on from my first post “RavenSuggest: The wrong approach“. It is aimed at responding to Ayende’s RavenSuggest blog post] Ok, let me start by saying, its wonderful that Ayende took the time to review my RavenSuggest demo code, that was very demo code. Did I mention it is demo code? I made […]

RavenSuggest: The wrong approach

ASP.NET MVC,jquery,RavenDB 8 July 2012 | 1 Comment

[Note: I am writing this blog post after Ayende’s. I was planning to do just one post after I had got some help from him on improving my RavenSuggest code. This post is my initial thoughts I wasn’t going to post.] RavenSuggest, Why? Its come to the point in the client’s application where letting the […]

TIL: Close button on the RavenDB console simulates a crash

RavenDB 30 April 2012 | 0 Comments

TIL (Today I learnt) pressing the close button on the RavenDB console simulates a crash/unclean shutdown of RavenDB. This is quite interesting as you test what happens when this scenario occurs. If you keep pressing the close button on your console, you might end up with the following scary looking purple warning messages: (Unclean shutdown […]

My 10 tips and tricks with RavenDB

RavenDB 27 April 2012 | 1 Comment

So, as part of my build up to my presentation at Skills Matter Progressive NoSQL Tutorials in London on the 9th to 11th May, I’m breaking down my presentation into a series of blog posts, also thinking this might have give me even more ideas! (Shameless plug over) 1. Don’t use the Repository pattern This […]

RavenDB: Deleting all documents

ASP.NET MVC,RavenDB 20 February 2012 | 2 Comments

I often see people ask “how can I delete all documents?” or “how can I delete all documents of type Foo?” this post is mainly so I can paste a link to it for those who keep asking me. Use the RavenDB Management studio: Deleting a whole collection: Introduced in the newer versions of RavenDB, […]

RavenDB: Learning from RacoonBlog, Paging.

ASP.NET MVC,RavenDB 18 January 2012 | 0 Comments

In this series of blog posts I’ll be looking at a few gems I’ve found in the Racoon Blog source code that have helped me become a better code and feel happier about my codebase. One thing I find really helpful when trying to improve my coding skills is reading other (smarter) peoples code. Specifically […]

RavenDB: Just add your annotations to your model

ASP.NET MVC,RavenDB 18 January 2012 | 0 Comments

Yesterday whilst chatting in the RavenDB room on JabbR I had a brainwave and it was confirmed by the guys there. I should add my model annotations (Required, DisplayName etc) to my model because RavenDB doesn’t care! For example, take this model: It then means I have to write a view model to describe the […]

RavenDB, I love it’s aggressive caching. But be careful.

ASP.NET MVC,RavenDB 30 November 2011 | 0 Comments

In my earlier “RavenDB, I love it’s aggressive caching.” post, I made a fatal mistake in my coding for the caching scenario, I forgot about stale indexes. Today I pushed an update to our “beta” environment for the website to let the client see the progress of the rewrite to a new theme, features and […]