The EDM allows the application to have its own view of the application's data. Consider the following EDM created using the Visual Studio 2015 ADO.NET EDM Wizard:
Note that the relationships and the respective fields are displayed along with their multiplicity. You can also see the scalar and navigation properties. While the Scalar Properties section lists the attributes or the fields of the entity, the Navigation Properties are those that denote the associations of a particular entity with other entities.
As an example, the
UserRole entity uses the
User and the
Role entities to relate its foreign ...