This documentation is for EF Core. For EF6.x, see Entity Framework 6.
This database provider allows Entity Framework Core to be used with Microsoft SQL Server (including SQL Azure). The provider is maintained as part of the EntityFramework GitHub project.
PM> Install-Package Microsoft.EntityFrameworkCore.SqlServer
The following resources will help you get started with this provider.
Supported Database Engines
- Microsoft SQL Server (2008 onwards)
.NET Framework (4.5.1 onwards)
Mono (4.2.0 onwards)
Caution: Using this provider on Mono will make use of the Mono SQL Client implementation, which has a number of known issues. For example, it does not support secure connections (SSL).