Month: June 2015

  • learn LINQ in 5 minutes

    Translating SQL to LINQ can prove difficult for new and experienced C# developers. This post contains common SQL queries written in LINQ. I hope it’ll serve as a reference when writing LINQ queries. I’ll use a MS SQL database and Entity Framework for my examples. However, these examples can be extracted to other ORMs and […]

  • Ideal size of swap partition in linux

    There are no rules of thumb regarding the size of the swap partition, although some ancient ones (like swap=2xRAM) still are seen sometimes in the wild. Ubuntu, like any other Linux distro, will run just fine even without a swap partition, unless you run out of RAM. It depends solely on your usage of the […]

  • LINQ vs Lambda vs loop – A performance test

    I was wondering about the benefits of using Linq over Lambda or vice versa for data filtering. I knew that the for loop was the fastest. But I was really interested to know whether lambda expression had any advantage over traditional LINQ syntax. For my understanding, both LINQ and lambda were same. Lambdas are the […]