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Exam Ref 70-487: Developing Windows Azure and Web Services by Wouter de Kort William Ryan and Shane Milton

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Objective 1.1: Choose data access technologies

There’s no law that states that only one data access technology must be used per application. However, unless you have a specific need, it’s generally advisable to pick a data access technology and stick with it throughout the application. Three obvious choices covered by this exam are ADO.NET, Entity Framework (EF), and WCF Data Services.

Choosing a technology (ADO.NET, Entity Framework, WCF Data Services) based on application requirements

Choosing a data access technology is something that requires thought. For the majority of cases, anything you can do with one technology ...

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