Entity Framework for DBAs

There are a host of new technologies coming out, and among them are some ORM type of systems. I want to spend some time exploring how a DBA will work with these, and if they are good or bad. Given that I am on the Entity Framework team, that is the place that I want…


LINQ to DataSet WebCast (May 2, 2007) – Samples and slides

This morning I performed a MSDN WebCast on LINQ to DataSet. I hope it was useful for people, and that I was able to answer all the questions sufficiently. If you missed the live show, you can always catch the “TiVo” version (i.e., on demand webcast). I’ll update this post with the URL once it is…


Beta 1 Orcas Samples – LINQ to Entities

With all the sample confusion during the March CTP, you will be pleased to know that the sample story for Beta 1 is much more smooth. You can find the complete working set of samples at the following URL.   http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/bb330936.aspx   This sample set includes the full suite of LINQ samples, including LINQ to…


Silence soon to be broken

I’ve been quiet lately, mostly getting a lot of work done. The DevConnections conference went great; I really enjoyed meeting everyone there! Along those lines, I’ll be doing a LINQ to DataSet presentation tomorrow morning. If you’re interested, please register at the following URL, and be sure to ask a question! http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032337303&Culture=en-US