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Entity Framework 4.1: Expert's Cookbook by Tim Rayburn, Devlin Liles

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Mapping one table to many objects

This allows us to map multiple objects from a single table, which will separate large load situations and allow for better performance.

Getting ready

We will be using NuGet Package Manager to install the Entity Framework 4.1 assemblies.

The package installer can be found at http://nuget.org/.

We will also be using a database to connect to the data and update it.

Open the Improving Single Table To Multiple Object Maps solution in the included source code examples.

How to do it...

Let us get connected to the database using the following steps:

  1. We start by adding a new unit test named MappingTest to the Test project. We make a test that connects to the database and retrieves an object. This will test the configuration and ...

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