ma•ven (mā'vən)

n.  A person who has special knowledge or experience;
an expert.


n.  An expert developer with great influence.

Oren Eini

Oren Eini is a senior developer / architect, focusing on architecture, data access and best practices. Most often, he is working on building complex business systems using .Net 2.0, NHibernate and Castle's Frameworks, providing training and guidance for the use of Object Relational Mapping, Inversion of Control, Domain Driven Design and other exciting topics. Oren is an active member in several leading Open Source projects, including (but not limited :-) ) NHibernate, Castle and Rhino Mocks.

Ayende @ Rahien | 30 Sep 2016 09:00

Playing with the StackOverflow datasets : All the wrong waysSubscribe to this feed

Oren Eini writes "....As I mentioned, given a 45 GB file containing all the StackOverflow questions since 2008, I wanted to transform items like this: Into this: This turn out to be rather tricky to do. The file is sorted by the row id, but there are tricks here: You..."
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Ayende @ Rahien | 29 Sep 2016 09:00

Interview question: Stackoverflow THATSubscribe to this feed

Oren Eini writes "....We are doing perf testing right now, and we are looking into real world datasets to play around with. Luckily for us, Stackoverflow have regular data dump of size significant enough to be useful for our experiments. The file that I’m currently..."
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Ayende @ Rahien | 28 Sep 2016 09:00

RavenDB Retrospective: Unbounded result setsSubscribe to this feed

Oren Eini writes "....We spent some time recently looking into a lot of our old design decisions. Some of them make very little sense today (json vs. blittalbe as a good example), but made perfect sense at the time, and were essential to actually getting the product out...."
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Ayende @ Rahien | 27 Sep 2016 09:00

Debug & Operations as a feature: Tracking allocations costsSubscribe to this feed

Oren Eini writes "....One of the things that we have learned from supporting RavenDB in production is that you by default, everything is a black box into which you have exactly zero input. And in order to figure out what the problems are, you need to use expert tools..."
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Ayende @ Rahien | 26 Sep 2016 09:00

Stack arena memory allocation contextSubscribe to this feed

Oren Eini writes "....Controlling memory allocations is something that any performant service need to do. In RavenDB 4.0 we have taken that to heart, and most of our memory usage is manual, instead of relying on the GC. Now, there are a lot of really good reasons to want..."
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Ayende @ Rahien | 22 Sep 2016 05:42

Voron Performance: A snapshotSubscribe to this feed

Oren Eini writes "....Yesterday the perf team let me know that they managed to get ~18% improvement on Voron by utilizing another on disk data structure. I’ll post more on that when we have it merged and working. Talking about this, we decided to run a few benchmarks on..."
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Ayende @ Rahien | 21 Sep 2016 09:00

The tale of the intermittently failing testSubscribe to this feed

Oren Eini writes "....We recently started seeing a failing test in our RavenDB 4.0 test suite. This test was a relatively simple multi-map/reduce test.  Here it is: I checked the history, and this test has been part of our test suite (and never failed us) since..."
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Ayende @ Rahien | 19 Sep 2016 09:54

N+1 queries are hardly a featureSubscribe to this feed

Oren Eini writes "....I run into this article, talking about N+1 issues from a “fresh” perspective. In the article, there is a quote by DHH there that goes like this: If you have N+1 query it means you’re executing one SQL query per element so if you have 50 emails in..."
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Ayende @ Rahien | 14 Sep 2016 08:24

Hibernating Rhinos is hiringSubscribe to this feed

Oren Eini writes "....It’s that time again, we are looking for more people to work on RavenDB. I’m going to assume that if you are reading this, you know what we do, so I’ll skip telling you how exciting, dynamic and buzzword of the day this position is. I’ll say that we..."
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Ayende @ Rahien | 13 Sep 2016 09:00

Voron Internals: The diff is the waySubscribe to this feed

Oren Eini writes "....I talked about the goals of using diffs for the journals in a previous post, but in this one, I want to talk about what it actually did. To start with, it turn out that using diffs in the journal invalidates quite a few optimizations that we had. We..."
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