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The Architecture of Datomic

Posted by Rich Hickey on  Nov 02, 2012

Rich Hickey, the author of Clojure, explains the architecture of Datomic - a new database designed as a composition of simple services, combining the capabilities of RDBMS and scalability of NoSQL. 2

arrayDB, a New and Easy PHP ORM

Posted by Mustafa Dokumacı on  Oct 04, 2012

Most ORM libraries make you write a new class for each item you want to keep in the database, extending this and that for no apparent reason. arrayDB looks at simplifying the whole process. 5

Ember.js: Rich Web Applications Done Right

Posted by Joachim Haagen Skeie on  Mar 22, 2012

This article walks you through building an application with Ember.js, showing the MVC system, data binding, as well as how to build GUI and Touch support. 9

Virtual Panel: Security Considerations in Accessing NoSQL Databases

Posted by Srini Penchikala on  Nov 15, 2011

NoSQL databases have been getting lot of attention lately but NoSQL data security is not given much emphasis. This article focuses on the security considerations in accessing NoSQL databases. 2

Finding the Right Data Solution for Your Application in the Data Storage Haystack

Posted by Srinath Perera on  Oct 26, 2011

In this article, author Srinath Perera discusses the various data storage options and what to consider when choosing each of these solutions. 11

Using Entity Framework to Successfully Target Multiple Databases

Posted by Yevhen Shchyholyev on  Jul 25, 2011

Yevhen Shchyholyev discusses some of the problems that the user may face in the process of developing an application with Entity Framework that interacts with Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL and SQLite.

Micro ORMs with Sam Saffron and Rob Conery

Posted by Jonathan Allen on  Jun 13, 2011

Some see ORMs as an essential tool for simplifying data access while others claim it is needless complexity. Sam Saffron and Rob Conery have found a middle ground in what’s known as a Micro ORM. 5

Pieter van Zyl on Benchmarking ORM Tools and Object Databases

Posted by Srini Penchikala Roberto Zicari on  Mar 21, 2011

OO7J is a Java version of the original OO7 benchmark (written in C++). This project includes benchmarking ORM tools. We recently interviewed OO7J's creator Pieter van Zyl about the project.

Revving Up Your Hibernate Engine

Posted by Yongjun Jiao Stewart Clark on  Oct 06, 2010

This article explores tuning techniques for Hibernate applications, focusing on poorly documented topics, such as inheritance mapping, second level cache and enhanced sequence identifier generators. 2