Monthly Archives: November 2010

Case study in mixing system concerns

For the vast majority of systems I’ve been involved with, transaction isolation levels were never something I really had to worry about too much.  The number of reads on these systems overwhelmingly outnumbered the number of writes.  But every once … Continue reading 

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Queues are still queues

Recently, we’ve started migrating our application to more of a message-based architecture.  This will be part of a bigger series on migrating to a messaging-based architecture, but one rather funny (or not funny, since we were in production) side effect … Continue reading 

Posted in Architecture, Distributed Systems, NServiceBus | 7 Comments