ORM Smack down: What do you expect from your ORM?


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EntityFramework, Linq2SQL, NHibernate, LLBGen, LightSpeed are only some of many ORMs used within the .NET community today. How do you decide which one to go with? In this session Omar will guide you to what is it that you want from your ORM and how to decide on what to use. The discussion will include talks about CRUD, modularity and performance. It will also look at ORMs adaptability to different types of applications (web, rich client and distributed applications) as well as different design approaches (DDD, TDD, Data-Driven). Omar will also provide guidance around the value add features (Logging, Validation etc.) that ORMs provide and how these should not play a major role in the decision of ORM adoption...

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