Query Concepts

This section describes key concepts for designing LINQ queries in LINQ to SQL.

In This Section

LINQ to SQL Queries
Refers to general LINQ topics, and explains items specific to LINQ to SQL.

Querying Across Relationships
Explains how to use associations in the LINQ to SQL object model.

Remote vs. Local Execution
Explains how to specify where you want your query executed.

Deferred versus Immediate Loading
Describes how to specify when related objects are loaded.

Programming Guide
Contains links to topics that explain the LINQ to SQL technology.

Object Identity
Explains the concept of object identity in LINQ to SQL.

Introduction to LINQ Queries (C#)
Provides an introduction to query operations in LINQ.