Communicating with the Database

Communicating with the Database


The topics in this section describe some basic aspects of how you establish and maintain communication with the database.

In This Section

How to: Connect to a Database

Describes how to use the DataContext class to connect to a database.

How to: Directly Execute SQL Commands

Describes how you can use ExecuteCommand to send SQL-language commands.

How to: Reuse a Connection Between an ADO.NET Command and a DataContext

Provides examples of how to use an existing ADO.NET connection in a LINQ to SQL application.

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