.Net Options for Data Access

Data Access Practices Using Microsoft .Net: A Nerdly Comparison

In this article a comparison of these options:

– Connected Data Access with ADO.NET
– Disconnected Data Access with ADO.NET and Typed DataSets
– Basic Object Relation Mapping with LINQ to SQL
– Object Relational Mapping with LINQ to Entities and the Entity Framework

See also: Extending NerdDinner: Exploring Different Database Options