Peter Qian and row count

Peter Qian, the newest member of the ADO.NET Data Services, now has his own blog. In his initial post, Peter talks about the row count feature we included with v1.5 of ADO.NET Data Services.  He was one of the main designers and the implementer of this feature, so he knows what he is talking about. …


updated Linq to Sql IUpdatable implementation

Based on feedback from Robert Fonseca-Ensor, I have made a bunch of bug and performance fixes to the IUpdatable implementation for Linq to Sql and posted those to code gallery.  Rob is also now my first official contributor to the project. As part of ADO.NET Data Services v1.5 we have provided a new way to…


Astoria v1.5 CTP now available

In the fine tradition of Saint Patrick’s Day we have released the first CTP of ADO.NET Data Services v1.5 today.  Download here.  Team blog announcement and “Getting Started” walk through video here. This is definitely a green release – with features like server driven paging and streaming blob support which will save you millions of…


VSlive Presentations and demos

Last week I presented two talks about ADO.NET Data Services at VSLive in San Francisco.  As promised to the talk attendees, here are the slides and demos.


OOB == Out of Band

Yesterday we announced that we will be releasing an update to ADO.NET Data Services that we are calling ADO.NET Data Services v1.5.  For more details, see Mike Flasko’s write up here on the team blog. We should have a CTP out very soon.  I am personally very excited about having a ship vehicle that will…