C# – Custom datareader for SqlBulkCopy

added by sedanwer
11/10/2010 12:37:33 AM

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When prototyping SisoDb I used datatables under the covers when consuming the SqlBulkCopy class to insert data. This lead to that I had the source entities in memory as well as the datatables. Since the SqlBulkCopy class can work with readers I created a very simple datareader implementation over my entities instead. I gained a little performance boost and got rid of unnecessary creation of in-memory datatables. At first the API of a datareader seems kind of tedious to implement, but in the context of using it in conjunction with the SqlBulkCopy-class, there really isn’t that many methods that need to be implemented...


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