14 Different database types and EF Core services

This chapter covers

  • Looking at different database server types
  • Using the CQRS architecture with EF Core
  • Understanding how the SaveChanges method sets keys
  • Using EF Core’s internal services
  • Accessing EF Core’s command-line services

This chapter starts with the differences you might encounter in the range of relational databases that EF Core supports. To bring this to life, you’ll convert our book app from using SQL Server to the MySQL database to see what changes. I make that application available in the Git repo branch Chapter14MySql.

You’ll then look at the Command Query Responsibility Segregation (CQRS) architecture discussed at the end of the preceding chapter (see section 13.6). We’ll ...

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