May 25 - 27 | 2020 Antwerp, Belgium

Unlocking data access – Choosing the right tool for the job

Unlocking data access – Choosing the right tool for the job

As a newcomer on the block, delaware is pleased to be an Ultimate partner of Techorama, along with Microsoft and Ordina. With over fifteen years of experience in Belgium and an increasingly global presence, delaware delivers advanced ICT solutions and services, guiding customers through their business and digital transformations.

 

delaware is proud of its longstanding tradition of cultivating future leaders and giving team members the freedom to innovate and devise new ways of working through making the most of the advancements of the digital age. With this in mind, it has chosen two of its lead experts, Wim Vergouwe and Stijn De Vos, to lead its first ever Techorama session: Practical and performant .Net data access with (No)SQL. The session will take place on Tuesday, May 21, at 15:00 in Kinepolis Antwerpen.

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In this session, Wim and Stijn will walk the line between theoretics and tangibility, giving both a general overview and a more detailed look into the inner workings of such technologies as SQL Server, Cosmos DB, C#, Dapper, and Entity Framework as they explain how best to choose between using SQL or NoSQL technologies. They will also offer guidance and caching strategies to show how developers can increase efficiency and learn new, more effective methods for using the tools at their disposal.

 

Any tool is only as good as the person who wields it, and choosing the right one for the job will get you the best results. Many of today’s developers use high level toolsets – object-relational mappers (ORMs) to convert data between incompatible type systems, and tend to focus on a lot of fancy alternatives such as JavaScript and web technologies. In doing so, they put more effort in selecting the right front-end tool, while neglecting the backend/data part.

 

At the end of the day, however, application performance is nearly always limited by data access. Many developers using Entity Framework don’t concentrate enough on this subject, or they don’t know how to handle the task efficiently. As a result, they cannot see the full potential of their available data. While this gives them a starting point, it does not scale well and results are limited.

 

Whether it be in the cloud or on-premise, SQL server is the go-to or default in data storage. But it is not the solution for every task. This session will address these strengths as well as a few of the problems inherent in SQL and highlight the ways it can be fixed, by drilling down deeper to where the performance lies and introducing new ways of handling this data more effectively. Wim & Stijn will also tackle read problems with relations pitfalls such as the N+1 issue.

 

The focus will then shift to introduce NoSQL as a viable alternative in certain cases. SQL databases have constraints on data types and consistency, while NoSQL has the potential to remove for the sake of

In this session, Wim and Stijn will walk the line between theoretics and tangibility, giving both a general overview and a more detailed look into the inner workings of such technologies as SQL Server, Cosmos DB, C#, Dapper, and Entity Framework as they explain how best to choose between using SQL or NoSQL technologies. They will also offer guidance and caching strategies to show how developers can increase efficiency and learn new, more effective methods for using the tools at their disposal.

 

Any tool is only as good as the person who wields it, and choosing the right one for the job will get you the best results. Many of today’s developers use high level toolsets – object-relational mappers (ORMs) to convert data between incompatible type systems, and tend to focus on a lot of fancy alternatives such as JavaScript and web technologies. In doing so, they put more effort in selecting the right front-end tool, while neglecting the backend/data part.

 

At the end of the day, however, application performance is nearly always limited by data access. Many developers using Entity Framework don’t concentrate enough on this subject, or they don’t know how to handle the task efficiently. As a result, they cannot see the full potential of their available data. While this gives them a starting point, it does not scale well and results are limited.

 

Whether it be in the cloud or on-premise, SQL server is the go-to or default in data storage. But it is not the solution for every task. This session will address these strengths as well as a few of the problems inherent in SQL and highlight the ways it can be fixed, by drilling down deeper to where the performance lies and introducing new ways of handling this data more effectively. Wim & Stijn will also tackle read problems with relations pitfalls such as the N+1 issue.

 

The focus will then shift to introduce NoSQL as a viable alternative in certain cases. SQL databases have constraints on data types and consistency, while NoSQL has the potential to remove for the sake of 

In this session, Wim and Stijn will walk the line between theoretics and tangibility, giving both a general overview and a more detailed look into the inner workings of such technologies as SQL Server, Cosmos DB, C#, Dapper, and Entity Framework as they explain how best to choose between using SQL or NoSQL technologies. They will also offer guidance and caching strategies to show how developers can increase efficiency and learn new, more effective methods for using the tools at their disposal.

 

Any tool is only as good as the person who wields it, and choosing the right one for the job will get you the best results. Many of today’s developers use high level toolsets – object-relational mappers (ORMs) to convert data between incompatible type systems, and tend to focus on a lot of fancy alternatives such as JavaScript and web technologies. In doing so, they put more effort in selecting the right front-end tool, while neglecting the backend/data part.

 

At the end of the day, however, application performance is nearly always limited by data access. Many developers using Entity Framework don’t concentrate enough on this subject, or they don’t know how to handle the task efficiently. As a result, they cannot see the full potential of their available data. While this gives them a starting point, it does not scale well and results are limited.

 

Whether it be in the cloud or on-premise, SQL server is the go-to or default in data storage. But it is not the solution for every task. This session will address these strengths as well as a few of the problems inherent in SQL and highlight the ways it can be fixed, by drilling down deeper to where the performance lies and introducing new ways of handling this data more effectively. Wim & Stijn will also tackle read problems with relations pitfalls such as the N+1 issue.

 

The focus will then shift to introduce NoSQL as a viable alternative in certain cases. SQL databases have constraints on data types and consistency, while NoSQL has the potential to remove for the sake of speed, flexibility, and scale. While this will address some of the issues arising at certain stages, it may also introduce other problems.

 

Tradeoffs include the fact that NoSQL systems, while faster and more scalable, cannot provide the same level of data consistency as SQL databases. Another important drawback is that because of focus on specific a feature (e.g. speed), they cannot support others, such as complex aggregations. Making the wrong choice can thus be a real burden to application development.

 

This two man session is specifically designed to combine the theoretical and practical by incorporating simultaneous coding sessions live online, thereby granting the audience a real-time visual understanding of the concepts covered and enabling them to see the processes being discussed in action.

 

With nearly 2,000 professionals in 12 countries spread over Europe, Asia and the Americas, delaware is a fast-growing, global company that delivers advanced solutions and services to organizations striving for a sustainable, competitive advantage. They guide customers through their business transformation, applying the ecosystems of their main business partners, Microsoft and SAP. delaware is proud of its unique, sustainable business model that aims for the long-term.

Join delaware at this exciting Techorama session on Tuesday, May 21, at 15:00 in Antwerpen Kinepolis, and drop by their booth for more information on what they have to offer.