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Dapper ORM: An Introduction to the Lightning Fast Micro ORM image

December 22, 2019 by Chad

Dapper ORM: An Introduction to the Lightning Fast Micro ORM

If you're looking for a simple, yet powerful object relational mapper (ORM) in your .NET applications, consider using Dapper, a lightning fast, lightweight "micro" ORM from the folks that made StackOverflow.

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Entity Framework 6 vs Entity Framework Core 3: Comparing Performance image

December 02, 2019 by Chad

Entity Framework 6 vs Entity Framework Core 3: Comparing Performance

Entity Framework (EF) Core was a complete rewrite from the tried and tested EF6. One of the most touted benefits EF Core has over EF6 is improved performance. Using real benchmarks, I will use worked examples to demonstrate whether Entity Framework 6 or Entity Framework Core performs the best.

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Entity Framework Performance: 3 Things You Must Consider image

July 20, 2019 by Chad

Entity Framework Performance: 3 Things You Must Consider

I hear it all the time: Entity Framework is slow, Entity Framework can't handle this kind of volume, We need to rip out Entity Framework for regular SQL. In some cases this is necessary, but let me demonstrate a few easy ways to make sure you're eeking the most performance out of your Entity Framework queries.

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