The namespace is the .NET Framework Data Provider for the Entity Framework.
The EntityClient provider uses storage-specific ADO.NET Data Provider classes and mapping metadata for interacting with entity data models. EntityClient translates operations performed on conceptual entities into operations performed on physical data sources. It translates result sets returned from physical data sources into conceptual entities.
For more information about how to use this namespace in Entity Framework applications, see Entity Data Model Applications.
|EntityCommand||Represents a command to be executed against an Entity Data Model (EDM).|
|EntityConnection||Contains a reference to a conceptual model and a data source connection. This class cannot be inherited.|
|EntityConnectionStringBuilder||Provides a simple way to create and manage the contents of connection strings used by the EntityClient.|
|EntityDataReader||Reads a forward-only stream of rows from a data source.|
|EntityParameter||Represents a parameter to an EntityCommand. This class cannot be inherited.|
|EntityParameterCollection||Represents a collection of parameters associated with a EntityCommand.|
|EntityProviderFactory||Represents a set of methods for creating instances of a provider's implementation of the data source classes.|
|EntityTransaction||Specifies the transaction for an .|