EF Core 2.0 is production ready and it's now fully RTM. Therefore, I hope that by now you have had the chance to take it for a spin and use it in your code. There are many compelling reasons why you would want to use EF Core such as performance, portability and size being. The latest release of 2.0 has added a number of new features making it a very compelling ORM. Friendly reminder: EF Core can run both on the full .NET Framework and .NET Core. Don't let the "core" in the name confuse you. …[read more]
Showing all posts tagged: 'performance'
A 2-post collection
Entity Framework (EF), Microsoft's ORM answer to nHibernate, is an excellent tool. I've used it many times in many projects. It's easy to get started and set up, it's versatile and has good support. Unfortunately, as with every other tool, there are pitfalls. The larger a project gets, the harder it becomes to use EF straight out-of-the-box. As your objects and relationships grow, your queries need to become more intelligent. More refined. There are many ways to mitigate performance issues, BDD, multiple contexts, query optimization, AutoMapper, etc. I could probably do another post or posts just on this subject! And …[read more]