February 3rd, 2011, 07:53 AM
LinqConnect ORM Solution Comes with Improved Support for Large Models!
Devart announced the release of LinqConnect 2.20 - an enhanced LINQ to SQL compatible ORM solution with extended functionality, support for SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL, and SQLite.
New version of LinqConnect contains the advanced modelling and code generation tool - Entity Developer 3.20 with significant technical advancements. New updated model designer comes with automatic generation of sequences and triggers for Autoincrement properties in Oracle and improved support for large models in all supported databases.
Large Models are Easy-to-Handle
With new version of LinqConnect Devart continues to provide the most convenient working with entity models.
In case of large models containing many entities, the diagram may become too complex to understand and edit. To make model better understandable, new Entity Developer allows splitting the model into several thematic diagrams, each one having a part of model entities. For example, all entities, related to purchases may be placed on one diagram, and cost entities - to another diagram.
Managing diagrams is very easy. Model diagrams are displayed in the Diagrams node of the conceptual model in the Model Explorer. Here you can add a new diagram to your model, remove or rename existing model diagrams at any time.
If you generate a model from a database, you can split model into diagrams by schemas or create only one default diagram with all or part of the entities.
Model can have as many diagrams as you need, and each diagram may contain any model entities. When creating a new diagram, you may immediately choose model entities to display on it.
Automatic Generating Sequences and Triggers in Oracle
Close collaboration with database developers resulted in advanced features that allow easier and more perspicuous generating and updating Oracle database from model.
New Entity Developer automatically generates a sequences and a triggers for autoincrement fields in Oracle when generating database script from the model or when synchronizing database with a model. Just set Auto Generated Value to true for integer property and Entity Developer will generate sequence and trigger DDL automatically.
Pricing and Availability
New version of LinqConnect is available in following editions:
Professional edition is a fully-featured ORM solution, including Express version of dotConnect data providers, and supporting SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL, and SQLite.
Standard edition is a perfect replacement for Microsoft LINQ to SQL. It is completely compatible with LINQ to SQL and includes all advanced LinqConnect features. It supports SQL Server database only.
Express edition is a free limited edition, which has the same features that Professional edition except for custom code generation templates, and supports the same database servers, but it is limited to 10 entities in the model.
A Single license price starts as little as $149.95. To learn more about LinqConnect 2.20 please visit the Devart site: www.devart.com/linqconnect/
Please, feel free to download express edition or fully-functional trial version of LinqConnect 2.20 from http://www.devart.com/linqconnect/download.html
Users are welcome to write any comments and suggestions about LinqConnect on its support page — http://www.devart.com/linqconnect/support.html
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