Hey Craig,

I often get coy when I hear comparisons with Stack Overflow, Twitter, Facebook, 
Blog Engines, etc. though.

Most of those platforms are happy to just throw away transactions when the 
going gets heavy.



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From: ozdotnet-boun...@ozdotnet.com [mailto:ozdotnet-boun...@ozdotnet.com] On 
Behalf Of Craig van Nieuwkerk
Sent: Tuesday, 20 September 2016 1:33 PM
To: ozDotNet <ozdotnet@ozdotnet.com>
Subject: Re: Entity Framework - the lay of the land

To give more info, 99% of the CUD was done via NHibernate. For simple select 
queries like for lookup lists was also done via NHibernate, using the built in 
caching and Redis cache, but more complicated queries were straight SQL and 


On Tue, Sep 20, 2016 at 1:30 PM, Craig van Nieuwkerk 
<crai...@gmail.com<mailto:crai...@gmail.com>> wrote:
Not EF but have used NHibernate in application, in conjunction with optimised 
SQL where required, and easily supported 1000+ users. But it is very easy to 
stuff it up and find you can't support 5 simultaneous users.

Even StackOverflow before it used Dapper used LinqToSql. Of course, they had to 
optimise and go to Dapper but the LinqToSql version still supported heaps of 


On Tue, Sep 20, 2016 at 1:22 PM, David Apelt 
<d...@signmanager.com.au<mailto:d...@signmanager.com.au>> wrote:
Thanks everyone for their contributions to my original questions.   I am a 
little surprised about how poor people’s real world experience has been with 
the EF and other ORMs.

A little poll;

Is anyone successfully using EF in a production environment for a non-trivial 
application?  And if yes, then why has yours worked where others have failed.

Dave A

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