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Case Study: Selecting Big Data and Data Science Technologies at a large Financial Organisation

Posted by Christian Prokopp on  Nov 10, 2016

Adopting Big Data and Data Science technologies into an organisation is a transformative project similar to an agile transformation and with many similar challenges.

Advanced Use Cases for the Repository Pattern in .NET

Posted by Jonathan Allen on  Oct 25, 2016

In many cases the repository pattern is an apparently unnecessary layer around the underlying data access technology. But once you have a repository in place, many new opportunities become available. 3

Implementation Strategies for the Repository Pattern with Entity Framework, Dapper, and Chain

Posted by Jonathan Allen on  Oct 14, 2016

This article will focus on the basic functionality of the repository pattern and how that functionality would be implemented using three different styles of ORM. 3

Peter Cnudde on How Yahoo Uses Hadoop, Deep Learning and Big Data Platform

Posted by Srini Penchikala on  Oct 13, 2016

Yahoo uses Hadoop for different use cases in big data & machine learning areas. InfoQ spoke with Peter Cnudde on how Yahoo leverages big data technologies.

On Abstractions and For-Each Performance in C#

Posted by Jonathan Allen on  Sep 29, 2016

Donald Knuth famously said, “We should forget about small efficiencies, say about 97% of the time”. But when faced with the other 3%, it is good to know what’s going on behind the scenes. 2

Q&A: Relevant Search with Elasticsearch and Solr

Posted by David Iffland on  Sep 26, 2016

In their book "Relevant Search", Doug Turnbull and John Berryman focus on the challenge of providing search results by balancing the needs and intents of the user. 1

Designing with Exceptions in .NET

Posted by Jonathan Allen on  Sep 09, 2016

Exceptions are an integral part of working with .NET, but far too many developers don’t think about them from an API design perspective.

Introduction to SQL Server Containers

Posted by Paul Stanton on  Sep 08, 2016

Containers are just around the corner for the Windows community, and this article takes a closer look at using SQL Server containers.

Getting Started with ASP.Net Performance Monitoring and Optimization

Posted by Pierre-Luc Maheu on  Aug 29, 2016

“This web page is slow” is a common complaint about web sites. While the web brings some desirable characteristics such as global delivery, it also brings challenges at the performance level. 2

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