serialized objects in a database

Storing serialized objects in a database. Good or bad?

Often we face a problem where and how to store our domain objects. This decision may be of great importance later. In this article, I’ll present you an option of storing serialized domain objects in a database. We'll look at XML object serialization…
serialized objects in a database

Google Protocol Buffers = "think XML, but smaller, faster, and simpler"

Do you need to serialize/deserlize huge amount of data in very quick and simple way? Is XML, JSON or other mechanism for serialization to slow or to heavy for you? There is a nice solution for these problems. It is called Google Protocol Buffers. If you don't know what is it and how it works, read my post below.