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ElasticLinq: Bringing the Power of LINQ to NoSQL for .NET Developers


Coding for cloud scale often forces developers to consider replacing their relational SQL-based data storage systems with NoSQL systems that can easily scale across multiple VMs and data centers. Most .NET developers targeting relational data stores today use LINQ to SQL or Entity Framework, both based on Language Integrated Query (LINQ) language feature introduced in .NET 3.5. Using ElasticLinq allows developers to leverage their existing LINQ skills and code to query data stored in Elasticsearch, a NoSQL object storage system that combines the search power of Lucene with flexible and easy high availability.

In addition to showing ElasticLinq’s basic usage with Elasticsearch, Brad will also show how users can add Couchbase to combine its cross-data center replication with the lightning fast search and retrieval of Elasticsearch.


Brad Wilson is a Technical Director at CenturyLink Cloud, which uses Elasticsearch and Couchbase as foundational components that help their software scale across more than 10 data centers worldwide. Brad has 21 years of professional software experience as a developer, team lead, and CTO, including 7  years at Microsoft on teams like ASP.NET and CodePlex.


Co-sponsors will provide food, drink and giveways.

Agitare Technologies, Inc.

We are a boutique consulting firm that specializes in Cloud Computing and Big Data. Our unique approach blends the long experience delivering enterprise technologies with agile and lean methodologies. We work with large enterprises to transform their technologies to modern, data-driven and competitive services. We also work with small and medium businesses, and technology startups to help them bootstrap the technology for their businesses with minimum upfront investments

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CenturyLink Technology Solutions is the third largest telecommunications company in the United States and is recognized as a leader in the network services market by technology industry analyst firms. The company is a global leader in cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions for enterprise customers. CenturyLink provides data, voice and managed services in local, national and select international markets through its high-quality advanced fiber optic network and multiple data centers for businesses and consumers. The company also offers advanced entertainment services under the CenturyLinkTM PrismTM TV and DIRECTV brands. Headquartered in Monroe, La., CenturyLink is an S&P 500 company and is included among the Fortune 500 list of America's largest corporations. For more information, visit

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  • Victor M.

    Liked the presentation! Thank you a lot!

    1 · May 13, 2014

    • Marji

      thank you Виктор for joining us, it was great to meet you and hope to see you next month.

      May 14, 2014

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