How to send many requests in parallel in ASP.Net Core

I want to make 1000 requests! How can I make it really fast? Let’s have a look at 4 approaches and compare their speed. Preparations In order to test different methods of handling requests, I created a very simple ASP.Net Core API, that return user by his id. It fetches them from plain old MSSQL… Continue reading How to send many requests in parallel in ASP.Net Core

Add CosmosDB persistent storage to Microsoft Orleans in .Net Core

Microsoft Orleans is a developer-friendly framework for building distributed, high-scale computing applications. It is a perfect solution for processing a large amount of data quickly. It shows it strengths especially when you need to use a storage while processing the data because it keeps a state in memory so save or update state operations are very fast.… Continue reading Add CosmosDB persistent storage to Microsoft Orleans in .Net Core

Receiving messages from Azure Service Bus in .Net Core

For some time now we can observe how new .Net Core framework is growing and become more mature. Version 2.0 was released in August 2017 and it is more capable and supports more platforms then it’s previous releases. But the biggest feature of this brand new Microsoft framework is its performance and it’s ability to… Continue reading Receiving messages from Azure Service Bus in .Net Core

Getting started with CosmosDB in Azure with .NET Core

CosmosDB is Microsoft’s new way of storing data in the cloud, comparing to good old MSSQL Server. It offers globally distributed, multi-model database. Interesting fact is that it offers multiple model of storing data: key-value, column-family, documents and graph as shown in this picture: First you need a Cosmos DB account Create a Cosmos DB… Continue reading Getting started with CosmosDB in Azure with .NET Core