LINQ to SQL to Entity Framework conversion template

Many customers have asked us how to port a LINQ to SQL application to the Entity Framework. In order to make this process easier, we have developed a metadata conversion template. This template converts LINQ to SQL metadata (.dbml) to metadata compatible with Entity Framework (.edmx). While not a complete solution to the conversion problem,…

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Foreign Keys in the Conceptual and Object Models

If you are reading this, you have probably heard by now about the so called impedance mismatch between the relational world and the object world – and there are a number of concepts in the relational database that don’t translate easily to corresponding concepts supported by the object oriented paradigm. One of these factors that…

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