So, I've been evaluating Entity Framework and NHibernate (I'm not looking for an EF vs. NH battle here, though!). One thing that I see come up very often is that NHibernate is recommended for ...
In the same way that a publication table might relate to a person table via subscriptions, or a company table might relate to a person table via employee, I'm wondering if there is a descriptive way ...
I have a system where data is stored in a persistent store and read by a server application. Some of this data is only ever seen by the server, but some of it is passed through unaltered to clients. ...
I have joined an ongoing project, where the team calls their architecture "component-based". The lowest level is one big database. The data access (via ORM) and business layers are combined in various ...
We have a legacy database full of stored procedures. These stored procedures are somewhat CRUD-categorized but upon inspection of some procedures, they are not "simple" as they might update, delete, ...
The application I am currently building has been using Stored procedures and hand-crafted class models to represent database objects. Some people have suggested using Entity Framework and I am ...
What are the non-technical reasons that make Object-Relational Mapping tools (ORMs) so difficult to write?
I know the technical pitfalls of writing an ORM are pretty well-known nowadays, but what are some non-technical factors (e.g., Scope) that make it difficult to writing a good ORM? EDIT: I have ...