System.Data.Linq.SqlClient Namespace

The System.Data.Linq.SqlClient namespace contains provider classes for communicating with SQL Server and classes that contain query helper methods.

Classes

Sql2000Provider

Contains functionality to connect to and communicate with a SQL Server 2000.

Sql2005Provider

Contains functionality to connect to and communicate with a SQL Server 2005.

Sql2008Provider

Contains functionality to connect to and communicate with a SQL Server 2008.

SqlHelpers

Provides helper methods for operations that match string patterns.

SqlMethods

Provides methods that correspond to SQL Server functions. Methods in the SqlMethods class are only supported in LINQ to SQL queries.

SqlProvider

Contains functionality to connect to and communicate with a SQL Server.