STM.NET allows developers to mark their code with ACID-style transactional semantics, and leaves the grunt work of managing locks to the underlying environment.
MSDN Magazine January 2010
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Axum is not a general-purpose language like C# or VB, but one aimed squarely at the problem of concurrency, designed from the outset to be part of a suite of languages that collectively cooperate to solve a business problem.
MSDN Magazine September 2009
Cobra, a descendant of Python, offers a combined dynamic and statically-typed programming model, built-in unit test facilities, scripting capabilities, and much more. Feel the power here.
MSDN Magazine June 2009
See why you need to be a polyglot programmer and what mixing and matching languages can do for your projects.
MSDN Magazine March 2009
After tackling NoSQL, Ted Neward turns back to the relational world of SQL-SQLite, that is. Learn all about the lightweight, embedded database whose running footprint can be as small as one file installed in a client file system.
MSDN Magazine August 2010
Wrapping up his examination of MongoDB, Ted Neward discusses predicate queries, aggregate functions and LINQ support, and provides some tips on hosting the NoSQL database in a production environment.
MSDN Magazine July 2010
Ted Neward continues his dissection of the alternative MongoDB database system, using exploration testing to investigate the underlying technology.
MSDN Magazine June 2010
MongoDB is one of the principal tools of the NoSQL movement, which offers alternatives to the traditional relational database system. Learn its strengths and weaknesses as Ted Neward examines the document-based database in detail in the first of a series of columns.
MSDN Magazine May 2010
Managing state and error recovery using transactions is the topic of this month's installment of Foundations.
MSDN Magazine January 2009
Systems that handle failure without losing data are elusive. Learn how to achieve systems that are both scalable and robust.
MSDN Magazine July 2008
Presented here is an overview of Transactional NTFS and how it revolutionizes transactions.
MSDN Magazine July 2007
The System.Transactions namespace of the Microsoft .NET Framework makes handling transactions much simpler than previous techniques. Read all about it this month.
MSDN Magazine November 2006
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Injecting parallelism into your app is easy-managed code offers things like explicit threading and a thread pool for that. Ensuring your code remains correct when run in parallel, on the other hand, is not quite so simple.
MSDN Magazine January 2006
Here Juval Lowy discusses the benefits you'll get when you implement transactions in your non-database applications, with a little help from volatile resource managers in the .NET Framework 2.0.
MSDN Magazine December 2005
The MicrosoftÃÂ® . NET Framework versions 1. 0 and 1. 1 represented major changes in software development. However, one important thing that did not change much was support for distributed transactions.
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