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Microsoft's Data Access Roadmap

Michael Desmond, editor in chief of Redmond Developer News and Desmond File blogger, is on vacation. Filling in for him today is Kathleen Richards, RDN's senior editor.

Yesterday, Microsoft's Entity Framework program manager Tim Mallalieu announced in his blog the beginnings of engineering work on ADO.NET Entity Framework V2.0.

In the works are some key features that address some of the early backlash related to the V1 betas, including support for persistence ignorance, n-tier and test-driven development scenarios.

The Entity Framework V1 (still in beta) is part of Visual Studio 2008 Service Pack 1 and .NET 3.5 SP1, which are also available in beta. The Entity Framework has involved years of work and faced several road bumps along the way.

With .NET 3.5 ushering in LINQ, and VS 2008 SP1 and .NET 3.5 SP1 bringing ADO.NET Entity Framework, ASP.NET Dynamic Data, ADO.NET Data Services (Astoria) and even SQL Server 2008 tools into the equation, what strategies does your organization have for adopting Microsoft's various data access technologies? Tell us what you're looking at and what questions you need answered. Send me an e-mail at [email protected].

--Kathleen Richards

Posted on 06/24/2008 at 1:15 PM


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