ESENT Multivalue tutorial

Multivalued columns can be very useful for simplifying data schema and improving performance, but they can be complex to use (they also make Data Normalization geeks feel uneasy). I put a multi-value tutorial up on the ManagedEsent wiki. It uses the managed APIs but would be easy to translate to unmanaged code. http://managedesent.codeplex.com/wikipage?title=MultiValueTutorial

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Using ManagedEsent from F#

Cameron Taggart has a blog entry on using ManagedEsent from F#:  http://blog.ctaggart.com/2010/02/microsofts-extensible-storage-engine.html The ESENT programming model centers around a database cursor (JET_TABLEID). The cursor is located on a record, can navigate to other records individual columns can be set/retrieved. This is quite different than a functional programming model, which would center around a stream (enumeration) of records instead…

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