Monthly Archives: March 2011

Separation of Concerns and databases

I’m looking at a database table this morning, looking to optimize a few queries by adding some indexes. The trouble is, this table already has many indexes, all on different columns. So now I’m thinking, is this a smell that … Continue reading 

Posted in Design, DistributedSystems | 8 Comments

Scheduled tasks with Quartz.NET

I’ve used a few different task schedulers on my current project, where I have to kick off NServiceBus sagas at very specific times of day (every night at 2AM etc.) We started out using the built-in Windows Task Scheduler, which … Continue reading 

Posted in Tools | 6 Comments

Another source for LINQ extensions

While poking around for LINQ extensions, I found a project on Google Code, morelinq, that has *numerous* LINQ extensions from some rock-star authors like Jon Skeet, such as: Batch Concat Consume DistinctBy Pad Pipe Scan TakeEvery Zip And many more.  … Continue reading 

Posted in C# | 5 Comments