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 | 22 Oct 2014 09:00

Career planning: What is your path?Subscribe to this feed

Oren Eini writes "....I got a lot of really great answers about my “Where do old developers go?”, I’m feeling much better about this now . Now let turn this question around, instead of asking what is going on in the industry, let’s check what is going on with you. In..."
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Ayende @ Rahien | 21 Oct 2014 09:00

Modeling exercise: The grocery store’s checkout modelSubscribe to this feed

Oren Eini writes "....I went to the super market yesterday, and I forgot to get out of work mode, so here is this posts. The grocery store checkout model exercise deals with the following scenario. You have a customer that is scanning products in a self checkout lane,..."
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Ayende @ Rahien | 20 Oct 2014 09:00

Career planning: Where do old devs go to?Subscribe to this feed

Oren Eini writes "....We are pretty much always looking for new people, what is holding us back from expanding even more rapidly is the time that it takes to get to grips with our codebases and what we do here. But that also means that we usually have at least one..."
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Ayende @ Rahien | 19 Oct 2014 04:37

The holidays, plans & what is nextSubscribe to this feed

Oren Eini writes "....So, we are done with the holidays here. The last month was basically very little work, because a lot of our people were out for the holidays. Internally, we are gearing up to finish the website for RavenDB 3.0, while another part of the team is..."
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Ayende @ Rahien | 15 Oct 2014 09:00

Release preps, and my mobile clusterSubscribe to this feed

Oren Eini writes "....I just took this picture on my desk. This is a set of machines running a whole set of tests for RavenDB 3.0. On the bottom right, you can see one of our new toys (more below). This new toy is a NUC (i5, 16 GB, 180 GB SSD). We have a couple of those..."
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Ayende @ Rahien | 14 Oct 2014 09:00

Looking at nopCommerceSubscribe to this feed

Oren Eini writes "....I’m preparing for a talk about using multiple databases in a single application, and I wanted to show how this looks like in a real application. I wanted to take a look at nopCommerce as the target application. To be fair, I haven’t really worked..."
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Ayende @ Rahien | 13 Oct 2014 09:00

RavenFS and NServiceBus’ Data BusSubscribe to this feed

Oren Eini writes "....The NServiceBus data bus allows you to send very large messages by putting them on a shared resource and sending the reference to it. An obvious use case for this is using RavenFS. I took a few moments and wrote an implementation for that*. public..."
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Ayende @ Rahien | 10 Oct 2014 09:00

Complex nested structures in RavenDBSubscribe to this feed

Oren Eini writes "....This started out as a question in the mailing list. Consider the following (highly simplified) model: public class Building { public string Name { get; set; } public List<Floor> Floors { get; set; } }..."
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Ayende @ Rahien | 09 Oct 2014 09:00

Mono frustrationsSubscribe to this feed

Oren Eini writes "....I’m porting Voron to Mono (currently testing on Ubuntu). I’m using Mono 3.2.8, FWIW, and working in MonoDevelop. So far, I have run into the following tangles that are annoying.  Attempting to write to memory that is write protected results in..."
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Ayende @ Rahien | 08 Oct 2014 09:00

RavenDB 3.0–Release Candidate & Go LiveSubscribe to this feed

Oren Eini writes "....Update: We delayed the RC release by a week or two because we wanted to finish the new website. But I decided that it doesn't make sense to at least give you the RC bits so you can play with them. You can look at the new website at..."
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