ORM Archive

Tips For Clean Relational Database Schemas

It can be usual for software developers to let the ORM take care of the database schema. In many cases it’s a bad idea as it makes the data stored in your database brittle and hard to

Object-Relational Mapping – You Are Doing it Wrong

Nothing gets DBAs more riled up than a developer infatuated with an Object-Relational Mapper. ORMs work great at mapping from relational to objects, but can be a crutch. If you want to make your DBA (and your

Project stORM Open Source ORM for SQLite on Android

stORM is a simple open source template-based Object Relational Mapping tool for Android SQLite. is This new offering aims for a streamlined developer experience (only two annotations required) and solid performance (preferring code generation over reflection). stORM

Pony Object-Relational Mapper

Pony is an object-relational mapper. The most interesting feature of Pony is its ability to write queries to the database using generator expressions. Pony works with entities which are mapped to a SQL database.

Kill Your ORM

This video shows how to use the new dynamic features of C# 4 to create a data access tool that strips away the crufty constructs of traditional ORMs (Entity Framework, NHibernate) and embraces SQL head–on. See how