ServiceStack is probably best known for its simple approach to write webservices, no matter if it is the REST-way or anything else. Have you looked what come in the package besides just the services? There are allot of tools that could help you developments get even faster. Getting tired of big ORMs, well there is OrmLite for several different databases, besides dataaccess there are several other goodies that comes along. From dataaccess, logging to caching there are plenty of helpful things that integrate straight into ServiceStack.
This session will dig deeper into what the different packages can solve for you, and how they are used…of course it is impossible to get deep into all of them, but you will see how to get going in different areas.