Named Resource Streams for WCF Data Services

by Jonathan Allen Follow 608 Followers on  Nov 25, 2010

Under the current version of WCF Data Services, developers can associate only one streaming resource with a given entity. With the October 2010 CTP, developers can now add additional named streams to an entity. For example, for images you may have streams named “Thumbnail”, “Small”, and “Full”.


Microsoft Answers “Top 10 Questions on Data”

by Abel Avram Follow 11 Followers on  Jul 07, 2010 9

Microsoft has answered what they call “Top Ten Questions on Data”, explaining what has happened or it is going to happen to Oslo, ADO.NET Data Services, WCF, LINQ to SQL, T-SQL and other technologies.


.NET RIA Services, the Roadmap

by Abel Avram Follow 11 Followers on  Jun 11, 2009

The .NET RIA Services team has published their release plan starting with a CTP in July and ending with RTW during the first part of 2010. These dates are not set in concrete since changes may appear due to user feedback.


Microsoft Introduces .Net RIA Services

by Jean-Jacques Dubray Follow 3 Followers on  Mar 19, 2009 14

Yesterday, Microsoft released .Net RIA Services which was mostly in stealth mode until now. In his presentation at MIX 09, Nikhil Kothari, explained "n-tier development and architecture is hard and un-natural. Our goal is to bring ASP.NET / RAD style productivity to RIA developmend"


Introducing ADO.NET Data Services 1.5

by Jonathan Allen Follow 608 Followers on  Mar 07, 2009

The first version ADO.NET Data Services was originally slipped into a service pack for .NET 3.5. Finding that it did not quite meet customer expectations, another version is on its way.


Is Database-as-a-Service a Bad Idea?

by Jean-Jacques Dubray Follow 3 Followers on  Aug 21, 2008 3

Data Management represents a strategic asset for Cloud Platforms as the most popular Data Services will likely command the largest platform market share. In a post this week, Arnon Rotem-gal-Oz argues that "Database-as-a-Service" is a bad idea. Would you trust your enterprise data to DaaS?


Merge, Replace, or Patch: How Astoria Handles Changing Data

by Jonathan Allen Follow 608 Followers on  Jun 20, 2008

Using REST, what should happen when you perform a PUT operation to update existing data? The Astoria Team asks that question and explains their answer.

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