KEFCore: the EntityFrameworkCore provider for Apache Kafka
KEFCore is the EntityFrameworkCore provider for Apache Kafka. Based on KNet it allows to use Apache Kafka as a distributed database.
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Scope of the project
This project aims to create a provider to access the information stored within an Apache Kafka cluster using the paradigm behind Entity Framework. The project is based on available information within the official EntityFrameworkCore repository, many classes was copied from there as reported in the official documentation within the Microsoft website at https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/ef/core/providers/writing-a-provider.
- Direct access the JVM from any .NET application:
- Any Java/Scala class behind Apache Kafka can be directly managed: Consumer, Producer, Administration, Streams, Server-side, and so on;
- No need to learn new APIs: we try to expose the same APIs in C# style;
- No extra validation cycle on protocol and functionality: bug fix, improvements, new features are immediately available;
- Documentation is shared;
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