[UPHPU] to ORM or to NOT

justin justin at justinhileman.info
Tue Aug 17 07:50:34 MDT 2010

On Sun, Aug 15, 2010 at 4:42 PM, Chad Sollis <lists at sollis.net> wrote:
> hey all,
> Matt's post a few days ago has me thinking, as I have looked at various ORM projects for PHP.  It seems like the few always referenced are Doctrine, Propel, and Redbean, (and I'm sure matt's NORM will be there soon ;).
> However, i know there is a time and place for various technologies, as I have begun to dive into learning Doctrine, it seems intensely over complicated, and has significant performance problems  (from a handful of websites I've found).
> Would someone (or many of you) help me understand where the benefits are in the added development time and learning, that cant be obtained by decent DB abstraction.
> I get the DB agnostic angle...  looking for additional prospectives and insights...

Forget ORM guys, ODM is The Future :)



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