By default, tuples, discriminated unions and records have what is known as structural equality – i.e. if two instances of these types have the same set of values then they are considered equal, just like value types – despite being reference types:
To facilitate this form of equality, the F# compiler automatically overrides Object.Equals and Object.GetHashCode methods for you. However, there may be times when you want to use referential equality with these types, in which case you just need to add the ReferenceEquality attribute to your type:
I’m an AWS Serverless Hero and the author of Production-Ready Serverless. I have run production workload at scale in AWS for nearly 10 years and I have been an architect or principal engineer with a variety of industries ranging from banking, e-commerce, sports streaming to mobile gaming. I currently work as an independent consultant focused on AWS and serverless.
Here is a complete list of all my posts on serverless and AWS Lambda. In the meantime, here are a few of my most popular blog posts.
- Lambda optimization tip – enable HTTP keep-alive
- You are thinking about serverless costs all wrong
- Many faced threats to Serverless security
- We can do better than percentile latencies
- I’m afraid you’re thinking about AWS Lambda cold starts all wrong
- Yubl’s road to Serverless
- AWS Lambda – should you have few monolithic functions or many single-purposed functions?
- AWS Lambda – compare coldstart time with different languages, memory and code sizes
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