Benchmarking MVC6 Beta 8

I have always been curious how fast MVC can be, and a previous article (http://blog.bitdiff.com/2012/06/performance-comparison-iis-75-and-iis-8.html) detailed the Web API  speeds with IIS 7.5 to IIS 8 along with self-hosted options. So I spun up a MVC 6 web  app with Beta-8 and used the Apache BenchMark to test it out. Running a i7-3740QM CPU with […]

Entity Framework MSSQL Sequence Numbers

I had an application where I wanted to have a sequence key that spanned multiple tables. Mainly to provide better logging support, so the log search would be “Find Object X” instead of “Find object X with type Y”. Then add in namespacing and the logs start to get wide, IE “Find Object 12 with […]

Failed to start shard

I have a project that uses ElasticSearch for searching and all the goodness that it has. When I test a new technology, I like to break it a few times.  Like adding a bunch of data, hitting the stop button on the service or killing the task in task manager. So I did this with […]