Remember to re-enable MARS in your SQL Azure based EF apps

The information in this post is out of date.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 using EF with SQL Azure see http://msdn.com/data/jj556244 MARS (Multiple Active Result Sets) is a feature in SQL Server / ADO.NET that allows for multiple results-sets to be streamed over a single connection;… Read more

TechEd North America – Sessions Online Now!

If you missed out on all the festivities at TechEd North America in New Orleans last week, be sure to check out www.msteched.com and catch the talks online.  All week long there was a ton of excitement about the new features in Entity Framework 4.0 and WCF Data Services/OData and lots of great questions.  Here’s… Read more

EF & OData @ SQL PASS and TechEd Europe!

Next week there’s two exciting conferences happening – SQL PASS and TechEd Europe, and the EF and OData teams will be at both!  Check out the session lineup below, and if you’re there please swing by the booth and say hello.   SQL PASS Introduction to the Entity Framework Rowan Miller   Entity Framework for… Read more

Managing Connections with SQL Azure and Entity Framework

The information in this post is out of date.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 using EF with SQL Azure see http://msdn.com/data/jj556244 The Windows Server AppFabric Customer Advisory Team recently put together some great guidance on managing connections with SQL Azure and EF.  They outline common connection… Read more

New Whitepaper: T4 Templates and the Entity Framework

  The information in this post is out of date.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.   Recently we published a new whitepaper to MSDN written by Scott Allen that explains what T4 is and how the Entity Framework uses it for code generation.  It starts with an… Read more

Oracle Releases Beta of Entity Framework Provider

The information in this post is out of date.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. Oracle recently announced that they’ve released a Beta version of their provider which supports Entity Framework.  Features include LINQ to Entities, Model First development, and support for the Entity Data Model Wizard.  You… Read more