Choosing the Right “Flavor” of LINQ


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Last week I recorded an Architect Point of View (arcPOV) session on Choosing the Right Flavor of LINQ for accessing relational data.


An Architectural POV is a short (10-15 minute) video covering a technical topic from the Architect’s point of view. An arcPOV takes the Time-Scope-Resource balance into consideration and discusses the topic within one or more phases of a project.  The objective of a POV is to state a position and solicit opinions/feedback from the community on the position taken and its validity. 


In this POV I talk about the tradeoffs involved in choosing between the three flavors of LINQ that can be used to access relational data: LINQ to SQL, LINQ to Datasets and LINQ to Entities. I discuss the impact on the project time line and the thought process you would go through evaluating LINQ during the Define phase of a project.


Let me know what you all think.


Bill Zack


 





 


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Comments (2)

  1. Last week I recorded an Architect Point of View (arcPOV) session on Choosing the Right Flavor of LINQ

  2. Kalyan says:

    Nice article and well explained the need. You can find the basics of LINQ Architecture here

    http://www.techbubbles.com/net-framework/linq-architecture/