Entity Framework Data Providers

This section provides information on data providers that support the Entity Framework.

In This Section

EntityClient Provider for the Entity Framework

Describes the EntityClient data provider. This provider transforms queries against a data model into a canonical command tree. The command tree can then be consumed by a .NET Framework data provider for the Entity Framework.

.NET Framework Data Provider for SQL Server (SqlClient) for the Entity Framework

Describes the .NET Framework data provider that supports the Entity Framework for use with a SQL Server database.

Related Sections

Entity Framework (SQL Server Compact)

Describes provider limitations and how to use the Entity Framework with a SQL Server Compact database.

Third-Party Providers for the Entity Framework

List of the third-party data providers currently available for the Entity Framework.

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