Chapter 15. Telerik OpenAccess ORM

In October 2008, Telerik announced that it had acquired the German company Vanatec, which specialized in object relational mapping (ORM) software. Their flagship product, Vanatec OpenAccess, was then rebranded to Telerik OpenAccess ORM.

Since then, Telerik has been able to offer its customers an enterprise-class ORM solution that provides reverse and forward mapping; support for various databases such as Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL, Sybase, VistaDB; and more. It is also the first ORM to support SQL Azure, Microsoft's version of SQL Server in the cloud.

In this chapter, I will introduce you to Telerik OpenAccess ORM and will show you some of its most powerful capabilities including forward and reverse ...

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