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Windows® Phone 8 Unleashed by Daniel Vaughan

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LINQ to SQL Platform Differences

Windows Phone supports most of the features of LINQ to SQL, apart from several notable absences present on other platforms and some additional features not seen in LINQ to SQL on other platforms. The following is a list of some of the most notable differences:

Image LINQ to SQL on Windows Phone does not directly support the execution of Transact-SQL, which includes Data Definition Language (DDL) and Data Modeling Language (DML) statements.

Image Local databases run in your app’s process and not in a background process, as ...

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