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Low Level ADO API - Overview

This article is relevant to entity models that utilize the deprecated Visual Studio integration of Telerik Data Access. The current documentation of the Data Access framework is available here.

Besides querying a Telerik Data Access Domain Model by using standard LINQ expressions, there is one more way you can query the domain model, and that is through the Telerik Data Access ADO API. Using LINQ queries is simple and easy. However, if you are concerned about the performance and comfortable writing ADO.NET like code, then the Telerik Data Access ADO API is perfect for you.

All ADO API Operations are Executed Within a Transaction

Every time you do something through the context, you are in a transaction. The transactions are automatically handled by Telerik Data Access. Respectively, all ADO API queries and commands are executing in a transaction.

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