Code First Migrations: Beta 1 Released

  The information in this post is out of date. Visit msdn.com/data/ef for the latest information on current and past releases of EF. For Code First Migrations see http://msdn.com/data/jj591621   At the end of September we released Alpha 3 of Code First Migrations. Based on Alpha 2 and Alpha 3 feedback your telling us that… Read more

Code First Migrations: Beta 1 ‘No-Magic’ Walkthrough

  The information in this post is out of date. Visit msdn.com/data/ef for the latest information on current and past releases of EF. For Code First Migrations see http://msdn.com/data/jj591621   We have released the fourth preview of our migrations story for Code First development; Code First Migrations Beta 1. This release includes a preview of… Read more

Code First Migrations: Beta 1 ‘With-Magic’ Walkthrough (Automatic Migrations)

  The information in this post is out of date. Visit msdn.com/data/ef for the latest information on current and past releases of EF. For Automatic Migrations see http://msdn.com/data/jj554735   We have released the fourth preview of our migrations story for Code First development; Code First Migrations Beta 1. This release includes a preview of the… Read more

Minimizing Connection Pool errors in SQL Azure

One of the most common errors observed when connecting to SQL Azure is – A transport-level error has occurred when sending the request to the server. (provider: TCP Provider, error: 0 – An established connection was aborted by the software in your host machine.).  This issue happens when SqlClient grabs an invalid connection from the… Read more

EF 4.2 Released

  The information in this post is out of date. Visit msdn.com/data/ef for the latest information on current and past releases of EF.   We recently posted about our plans to rationalize how we name, distribute and talk about releases. We heard a resounding ‘Yes’ from you so then we posted about our plans for… Read more

How We Talk about EF and its Future Versions

  The information in this post is out of date. Visit msdn.com/data/ef for the latest information on current and past releases of EF.   The EF team has been working to become more agile and get new features into your hands faster. Our first two releases shipped as part of the .NET Framework but, as… Read more

Announcing Microsoft SQL Server ODBC Driver for Linux

GreetingsDeveloper community: Weheard yesterday and today at the PASS conference about the exciting new areas that we are investing in bringing the power of SQL Server to our customers. Many of our developers who rely on native connectivity to SQL Server primarily use ODBC for their connectivity needs. We have been supporting ODBC as a… Read more

EF 4.2 Release Candidate Available

  The information in this post is out of date. Visit msdn.com/data/ef for the latest information on current and past releases of EF.   We recently posted about our plans to rationalize how we name, distribute and talk about releases. We heard a resounding ‘Yes’ from you so then we posted about our plans for… Read more

EF 4.2 Code First Walkthrough

  The information in this post is out of date. Visit msdn.com/data/ef for the latest information on current and past releases of EF. For Code First to a New Database see http://msdn.com/data/jj193542 For Code First to an Existing Database see http://msdn.com/data/jj200620   This post will provide an introduction to Code First development and how it… Read more

EF 4.2 Model & Database First Walkthrough

  The information in this post is out of date. Visit msdn.com/data/ef for the latest information on current and past releases of EF. For Model First see http://msdn.com/data/jj205424 For Database First see http://msdn.com/data/jj206878   This post will provide an introduction to Model First and Database First development with the DbContext API, using the Entity Data… Read more