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Metadata Types - Overview

Types are the top-level constructs that form the basis of the Telerik Data Access metadata model. Telerik Data Access provides the Telerik.OpenAccess.Metadata namespace, which contains a set of CLR types that represents concepts defined in the Telerik Data Access metadata model.

There are two main layers in the metadata type hierarchy: conceptual and relational. In the conceptual layer, types are the top-level constructs from which the actual classes in the project are generated. The relational layer on the other side provides description for the database schema in terms of Tables, View, Constraints and Stored Procedures.

The purpose of this section is to give you a quick overview of all types exposed by the Telerik.OpenAccess.Metadata namespace: