The Telerik OpenAccess ORM enables you to query object data. The Telerik OpenAccess ORM supports the following kinds of queries against data:
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
LINQ support provided by Telerik OpenAccess ORM enables you to execute LINQ queries against objects data by using language-specific query operators.
OQL is a object query language that is similar to SQL. You should consider using OQL in the following cases:
- When a query must be dynamically constructed at runtime.
- If you are already an expert in SQL-based query languages, OQL may seem the most natural to you.
The following links are to topics relevant to this scenario:
- LINQ Reference
- OQL Language Reference
To write queries against persistent data:
To control the shape of returned data.
To write queries that return projected data.
You can find more Application Scenarios here.