Just recently I needed to explore how I could get IBM Informix and EntitiyFrameworkCore to work together with an existing database, and therefore decided to document my findings in this simple step-by-step walk-through.
As mentioned here, the IBM® Data Server Provider for .NET IBM DB2® provider option is now the preferred Informix® provider for developing new applications.
Microsoft has released version 1.0 of .NET for Apache® Spark™. The official announcement provides a brief overview of the basic features, performance and the future of .NET for Apache Spark.
It even mentions my docker images, which are now available for version 1.0.0, too. Some of my articles are mentioned on the Open Source Blog as well. A big Thank You to everyone supporting me by trying out the images, providing feedback or contributing in any other way.
Speaking of docker images: In case you didn’t know yet, there are now three different types of … more
My last article explained how you can use .NET for Apache Spark together with Entity Framework to stream data to an SQL Server. There is one caveat though. You have to build Microsoft.Spark.Worker yourself. This time I’ll show you how you can actually build .NET for Apache Spark with VS Code in a browser yourself, including building and running the C# examples.
Setting up your own development environment to build and test .NET for Apache Spark can be tricky and time-consuming. However, as a regular reader, you are probably aware that I like to use docker … more