Tag Archives: Architecture

A WebCrawler demonstrating the Beauty of TPL Dataflow

[2012-Oct-13 Updated downloadable code to wait for cancel to complete] Für mehr Informationen zu diesem Thema in Deutsch siehe meinen Artikel “Gleichzeitig zum Erfolg, Parallele Programmierung und Dataflow mit .NET” im dotnetpro Magazin, Heft 6/2013. This post demonstrates the beauty … Continue reading

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Managing BLOBs using SQL Server FileStream via EF and WCF streaming

Für mehr Informationen zu diesem Thema in Deutsch siehe meinen Artikel “Stream das BLOB” im dotnetpro Magazin 6/2012. With FileStream SQL Server 2008+ stores BLOBs in the NTFS file system instead of its table store and offers fast streaming access. … Continue reading

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Using Transactional NTFS (TxF) with SQL Server in .NET

I just stumbled across the very new Transactional NTFS (TxF) .NET managed wrapper by Pietro Partescano and gave it a try. TxF offers transactional protection for NTFS operations: Atomic operations on single files. Makes writing files more robust. Transactions for … Continue reading

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.NET Database Access Options

Database access options in .NET: Plain ADO.NET and DataSets See The SQLCommandBuilder is way Better than its Reputation. Create a custom simple ADO.NET data access wrapper Provider independent using System.Data.Common Microsoft Enterprise Library, Data Access Application Block (DAAB) Can be used … Continue reading

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My Advice for .NET Application Architecture and Design

This post summarizes my general architecture and design guidelines for developing applications and points to some interesting NET technologies. Reading this post will not make anyone an architect, but working through it should give you a good foundation for understanding … Continue reading

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About Opinions and Assumptions

There are two ways to do anything: The wrong way and my way 🙂 There are different types of questions[1]: Questions of faith, such as “Does God exist?”. Questions of opinion, such as “Who is the greatest baseball player of … Continue reading

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DB Concurrency Control with .NET – Details

[To put this post into perspective see DB Concurrency Control with .NET – Overview] The following patterns are commonly used in applications to control database concurrency: Optimistic Control in UI Scenarios in Service Scenarios Pessimistic Control SQL Locking Hints Check-out Locking … Continue reading

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