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System.Data.Linq.Mapping Namespace

[ This article is for Windows Phone 8 developers. If you’re developing for Windows 10, see the latest documentation. ]

The System.Data.Linq.Mapping namespace contains classes that are used to define and generate a local database that represents a data context in a Windows Phone application.

For information about using a local database in your Windows Phone application, see Local database for Windows Phone 8.

Public classAssociationAttributeDesignates a property to represent a database association, such as a foreign key relationship.
Public classAttributeMappingSourceA mapping source that uses attributes on the context to create the mapping model.
Public classColumnAttributeAssociates a class with a column in a database table.
Public classDataAttributeProvides members to describe attributes of data in columns.
Public classDatabaseAttributeSpecifies certain attributes of a class that represents a database.
Public classInheritanceMappingAttributeMaps an inheritance hierarchy in a LINQ to SQL application.
Public classMappingSourceRepresents a source for mapping information.
Public classMetaAccessorRepresents an accessor to a member.
Public classMetaAccessor<TEntity, TMember>A strongly typed version of the MetaAccessor class.
Public classMetaAssociationRepresents an association relationship between two entity types.
Public classMetaDataMemberRepresents the mapping between a field or a property of a domain object into a column of a database table.
Public classMetaModelAn abstraction that represents the mapping between a database and domain objects.
Public classMetaTableRepresents an abstraction of a database table or view.
Public classMetaTypeRepresents the mapping of a domain object type to the columns of a database table.
Public classTableAttributeDesignates a class as an entity class that is associated with a database table.
Public classXmlMappingSourceRepresents a mapping source that uses an external XML mapping file to create the model.

Public enumerationAutoSyncInstructs the runtime how to retrieve the value after an insert or update operation.
Public enumerationUpdateCheckSpecifies when objects are to be tested for concurrency conflicts.