Oracle Releases Beta of Entity Framework Provider

The information in this post is out of date. Visit 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

Devart’s New Providers Support the ADO.NET Entity Framework!

It is my pleasure to announce the first (to the best of my knowledge) external providers to support the ADO.NET Entity Framework! Devart (formerly Core Lab) has released a new version of their ADO.NET providers, which includes support for the Entity Framework.  For more information, see the following announcement on Devart’s web site.  Congratulations to… Read more

Entity Framework Provider Updates

Greetings from TechEd!   We’ve updated the ADO.NET Entity Framework Sample Provider for .NET 3.5 SP1 Beta and posted it at the MSDN Code Gallery site.  You can download the sample provider here:   Yesterday we held a chalk talk session with many of our provider writer partners.  The theater was so full with… Read more

Recent ADO.NET Entity Framework provider news – Demos and downloads

Here are a few quick announcements about ADO.NET providers supporting the Entity Framework.  Enjoy!   Core Lab (Connectivity to Multiple Data Stores) Core Lab was the first ADO.NET provider writer to support Beta 3 of the Entity Framework.  Their provider includes connectivity to Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL and SQLite databases.  For more information, see the announcement… Read more

The ADO.NET Entity Framework – Not Just For SQL Server!

As you’re hopefully aware, Beta 3 of the ADO.NET Entity Framework is already available.  If not, see the ADO.NET team blog here. You may not be aware of the various ADO.NET provider writers who are publicly pledging their support for the Entity Framework.  You can read the entire press release, including information about ADO.NET Data… Read more