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Entity Framework Tutorial - Second Edition by Joydip Kanjilal

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What is the OData Protocol?

With the rise in the availability of data, it is extremely important that we keep our data in a structured format as much as possible. Whether we choose to work on a mainframe, a mini, a server farm or a PC, a standardized API to deal with the data in a structured format is needed. If the data is relational, SQL provides a set of operations to query and also update it. However, not all data is relational. Further, not all relational data is exposed for use in processing SQL statements or on a wider perspective over the world-wide Internet.

OData is an open protocol for sharing data and exposing data as a web-friendly data feed. It provides you with a uniform way of representing structured data in Atom and JSON formats ...

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