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Years ago, I was trying to test an application I’d written, but couldn’t figure out how to remove a dependency it had on the file system.
Today’s customers live in a multi-platform, multi-cloud, multi-OS world – that’s just reality. This world brings new challenges and customers need tools to make everything work together. Microsoft is working company-wide to deliver management tools that empower customers to manage any platform, from anywhere, on any device, using Linux or Windows.
One guideline which is commonly known is: "Do not use exceptions for flow control." You can read more about it in many places, but this is good compendium of the most common arguments. If you are not acquainted with the reasons, give them a read first; I’ll wait.
GC pauses are a popular topic, if you do a google search, you’ll see lots of articles explaining how to measure and more importantly how to reduce them.
First of all, there is no such thing as “the fastest” serializer, it is all contextual. But under some conditions, I would however argue that Wire is, by far, the fastest of all the .NET serializers out there.