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  • Blog Post: Annual SQL Connectivity Customer Survey

    Greetings to the Developer community: Microsoft SQL Server team has been interacting on a regular basis with the developers and users in the form of surveys. During the last 2 years, we completed surveys that focused on the broad SQL Connectivity components that address major development platforms...
  • Blog Post: Data + Application Services + Sync= “It’s Still All Data” (the new again-expanded Data Developer Center)

    Last November, at the start of the 2009 PDC, we launched an expanded Data Developer Center that incorporated XML and SQL Server Modeling (formerly “Oslo”) technologies. It was a challenge to create a site structure that could accommodate eight or more distinct technologies under one roof...
  • Blog Post: Data + XML + “Oslo” = “It’s All Data” (the new Data Developer Center)

    After some months of planning and execution, we’re delighted to present you with the newly redesigned and expanded Data Developer Center on MSDN! The expanded part here comes from the fact that the Data DevCenter is now home to what used to be two other separate centers, XML and “Oslo”. Actually,...
  • Blog Post: Announcing Entity Framework & ADO.NET Data Services RTM!

    Announcing Entity Framework & ADO.NET Data Services RTM! We are excited to announce the RTM of the Visual Studio 2008 SP1 and the .NET Framework 3.5 SP1, including the RTM of the ADO.NET Entity Framework and ADO.NET Data Services, which raise the level of abstraction for database programming and...
  • Blog Post: Announcing Project Codename "Velocity"

    The advances in processors, memory, storage, and connectivity have paved the way for next-generation applications that are data-driven, whose data could reside anywhere (i.e. on the desktops, mobile devices, servers, and in the cloud) and that require access from anywhere (i.e. local, remote, over the...
  • Blog Post: Interested in working on the ADO.NET Data Services Framework (aka "Astoria") or XML?

    Do you want to work on the next generation of data access APIs for the web? If so, the Astoria and XML teams are hiring. If you want to get a feel for the types of problems our team thinks about the solutions we build, check out the earlier posts on this blog as well as http://msdn.microsoft.com/data...
  • Blog Post: Entity Framework & Data Services Available in VS2008 SP1 Beta

    We are very excited about .NET 3.5 SP1 and Visual Studio 2008 SP1 and what this update means for developers who use ADO.NET for data development. This beta marks the entry of the ADO.NET Entity Framework and ADO.NET Data Services (aka project Astoria) as part of the overall .NET/Visual Studio beta install...
  • Blog Post: Connecting to Pre-Release Versions of SQL Server 2008 – Part Deux

    Since posting on the topic of design-time and runtime connectivity to pre-release versions of SQL Server 2008 on the Data blog in November, the set of affected clients (applications, runtimes, and operating systems) have been officially released: Microsoft Visual Studio 2008, Microsoft .NET Framework...
  • Blog Post: ADO.NET Data Services CTP Released!

    The December CTP of ADO.NET Data Services (also known as Project Astoria) has been Released! You can download the CTP here as part of the ASP.NET 3.5 Extensions preview release . For more information on ADO.NET Data Services check out http://blogs.msdn.com/astoriateam/default.aspx . Elisa Flasko...
  • Blog Post: ADO.NET Entity Framework Beta 3 Released!

    Announcing the release of the ADO.NET Entity Framework Beta 3 ! The ADO.NET Entity Framework Beta 3 release enables users to visually design models and mappings using Visual Studio 2008 RTM and the .NET Framework 3.5 RTM. This release also incorporates fixes to bugs, performance improvements and...
  • Blog Post: Deep EF

    The gang at Channel 9 gave me a soapbox for talking about the Entity Data Model, the ADO.NET Entity Framework, SQL Server, a strong architectural factoring and a bunch of related rambling about how to build composite applications that handle massive quantities of data. Enjoy! (or not, sound off in the...
  • Blog Post: Connecting to Pre-Release Versions of SQL Server 2008

    Testing has identified some issues connecting to versions of SQL Server 2008 from applications using the .NET Framework v2.0 SP1 or developers using Visual Studio 2005 or Visual Studio 2008. These connectivity issues should be considered before upgrading any end-user systems to Vista SP1 Beta or Windows...
  • Blog Post: Data Development Bonus Track - Devconnections Fall 2007

    There's a new Bonus Track at at DevConnections this Fall! Come and check out sessions in the new Data Access Bonus track to learn more about the many new, and not so new, Microsoft products providing developers with a more positive and efficient experience developing data-aware applications regardless...
  • Blog Post: Data Technologies at Mix '07

    There has been a lot of recent coverage on the participation of data technologies at Mix 07 and the announcements that we, the Data Programmability team at Microsoft, made regarding two new incubation projects that we are working on. So, if you didn't get a chance to attend Mix, or just didn't...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft’s Data Access Strategy

    Over the last 12 months, Microsoft has been talking a lot about two major innovations related to representing and querying data. The first is the new Entity Data Model exposed as part of the ADO.NET Entity Framework, and the second is a set of extensions to the .NET Framework for integrating queries...
  • Blog Post: VSLive Keynote - San Francisco

    Britt Johnston, Director, Data Programmability at Microsoft gave a Keynote speech this morning at VSLive in San Francisco. In his presentation, Britt spoke largely about the idea of Conceptual Data Programming and Microsoft's vision for Data Access, raising the level of abstraction around data access...
  • Blog Post: Updated 101 LINQ Samples for Orcas March CTP

    We've updated the 101 LINQ Samples code to include the 101 LINQ to Entities Samples! Check out the updated samples here.
  • Blog Post: Data Access API of the Day - Part IV (Programming to the Conceptual Model…)

    Welcome to Part IV of Data Access API of the Day ; a brief history of the evolution of Microsoft’s Data Access APIs. In Part I we looked at ODBC as Microsoft’s C-based Relational API, and the DAO and RDO automation interfaces that made relational databases exposed through ODBC available to languages...
  • Blog Post: Data Access API of the Day Part III – Disconnected Programming in a Managed Environment

    Welcome to Part III of DataAccess API of the Day ; a brief history of the evolution of Microsoft’s Data Access APIs. In Part I we looked at ODBC as Microsoft’s C-based Relational API, and the DAO and RDO automation interfaces that made relational databases exposed through ODBC available to languages...
  • Blog Post: Data Access API of the Day Part II – Componentizing Data Access

    Welcome to Part II of Data Access API of the Day ; a brief history of the evolution of Microsoft’s Data Access APIs. In Part I we looked at ODBC as Microsoft’s C-based Relational API, and the DAO and RDO automation interfaces that made relational databases exposed through ODBC available to languages...
  • Blog Post: Data Access API of the Day, Part I

    Why does it seem like Microsoft is coming up with a new Data Access API every time you turn around? First there was DbLib, then ODBC, then DAO, RDO, ODBCDirect, OLEDB, ADO, ADO.NET -- When is Microsoft going to run out of letters? And now what's this LINQ thing? And what about these "Entities" someone...
  • Blog Post: Data Access Virtual Labs

    MSDN Virtual Labs allows customers to quickly evaluate or learn how to build applications through a series of guided, hands-on labs which can be completed in 90 minutes or less. The best part is, the MSDN Virtual Labs do not require any installation and are available to customers immediately for free...
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