InMemory

Note

This documentation is for EF Core. For EF6.x, see Entity Framework 6.

This database provider allows Entity Framework Core to be used with an in-memory database. This is useful when testing code that uses Entity Framework Core. The provider is maintained as part of the EntityFramework GitHub project.

Install

Install the Microsoft.EntityFrameworkCore.InMemory NuGet package.


   PM>  Install-Package Microsoft.EntityFrameworkCore.InMemory

Get Started

The following resources will help you get started with this provider.

Supported Database Engines

  • Built-in in-memory database (designed for testing purposes only)

Supported Platforms

  • .NET Framework (4.5.1 onwards)

  • .NET Core

  • Mono (4.2.0 onwards)

  • Universal Windows Platform