Just Released – Data Access for Highly Scalable Solutions: Using SQL, NoSQL, and Polyglot Persistence

All applications use data, and most applications also need to store this data somewhere. In the world of business solutions, this often meant creating a relational database. However, relational technology is not always the best solution to meet the increasingly complex data-processing requirements of modern business systems, especially when this processing involves storing and retrieving…


p&p Semantic Logging Block CTP Now Available!

The latest addition to the family of application blocks has been released as a CTP.  Read more here! http://blogs.msdn.com/b/agile/archive/2013/02/07/embracing-semantic-logging.aspx


p & p Data Access Guidance Survey is live!

The Microsoft patterns & practices team has started a new project focusing on databases and data access! This is your opportunity to tell us what topics (SQL, ORMs, NoSQL, etc.) you feel should be covered in the guidance. We value your opinions, so please take a moment and fill out this very short survey. https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/dataaccess…