LINQPad Supplementary Data Context Drivers

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IQ Driver - for MySQL, SQLite, Oracle

by Joe Albahari, Matt Warren, WiCKY Hu Version 2.1.4

Download Driver - 2.1.4.1 beta (download again to update the driver)
Download Driver - stable

This LINQPad driver leverages Matt Warren's IQueryable toolkit and supports MySQL, SQLite and Oracle. Everything you need is included: no extra drivers or downloads are required (you don't even have to install the Oracle client). Querying functionality is almost on par with LINQ to SQL, and updates are supported. Plain SQL queries work, too. This driver does not alter your machine configuration or GAC.

Matt Warren's IQueryable Toolkit © Microsoft Corporation (used under Ms-PL license). Oracle IQ Provider by WiCKY Hu (BSD License). ADO.NET providers for MySQL and Oracle by DevArt.


Entity Framework Core (EF 7) Driver

by LINQPad

NB: Your EF Core project in Visual Studio must target .NET Standard 2.0 or .NET Framework - not .NET Core!.

Download & Enable Driver for EF Core 2.x (download again to update)
NEW: Supports all versions of EF 2.x! Requires LINQPad 5.36 or later.

If you're using LINQPad 5.35 or older, choose a driver below that matches your EF version:
     EF 2.1.2 EF 2.1.1 EF 2.1.0 EF 2.0.2 EF 2.0.1
If you're stuck on EF 1.x, choose one of the following:
     EF 1.1.2 EF 1.1 EF 1.0

All drivers require LINQPad 5.


LINQ to DB Driver

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This driver leverages the LINQ to DB open-source project and supports a myriad of databases, including DB2, Firebird, Informix, Access, SQL Server/CE, MySQL, Oracle, PostgreSQL, SQLite, SAP HANA and Sybase ASE. More info


OData V4 Driver

by Dmitry Smirnov, Version 1.0.1

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Query OData 4 endpoints with this open-source LINQPad driver. Includes support for proxies and authentication. Project info


Azure Table Storage Driver

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Query Azure Table Storage as easily as SQL Azure with this LINQPad driver by Mauricio Diaz Orlich. Just enter your Azure account details and query away! More info


PostgreSQL Driver

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This open-source driver uses LINQ to DB to execute the LINQ queries, Npgsql for the database access, and Dapper for database access during the model creation. More info


Microsoft Dynamics CRM Driver

By Kenichiro Nakamura, Microsoft

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Use LINQPad to query Microsoft Dynamics CRM Web API endpoints with this popular driver. More info


Tx (LINQ to Traces) Driver

By Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.

Download Tx Driver Version 1.0 (download again to update)

Tx allows LINQ on raw events like:

  • Event Tracing for Windows (ETW)
  • Windows Event Logs
  • Performance Counters

Tx is Open Source project: http://tx.codeplex.com


RavenDB Driver

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The RavenDB LINQPad driver allows you to interact with your RavenDB databases easily. DocumentStore and DocumentSession objects are created for you, or you can provide your own IDocumentStore factory method in a custom assembly. You can define your document models either in LINQPad or in assemblies that you reference in the LINQPad connection. More info


Azure Management Driver (Linq2Azure)

Written by Cash Converters

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Script the creation, maintenance and monitoring of your Azure services with all the power of C#, LINQ and (optionally) Reactive Extensions. Supports Cloud Services, Deployments, Role/Instances, Database Servers and Traffic Management Profiles. Never struggle with Powershell again! More info


Microsoft StreamInsight Driver

By downloading the Microsoft StreamInsight Driver for Linqpad you agree to the terms of the Microsoft Software License Terms.

Download Driver for StreamInsight 2.1 Version 0.9.3 (download again to update)
Download Driver for StreamInsight 2.0 Version 0.9.2 (download again to update)
Download Driver for StreamInsight 1.1 / 1.2 (download again to update)

By Microsoft Corporation Requires LINQPad 4.x.

These drivers allow you to interactively query Microsoft StreamInsight (TM) data sources in LINQPad. You must first download and install StreamInsight 2.1, StreamInsight 2.0, StreamInsight 1.2 or StreamInsight 1.1

StreamInsight is Microsoft's Complex Event Processing technology to help businesses derive better insights by correlating event streams from multiple sources with near-zero latency. Learn more


LINQ-to-BigQuery

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This open-source driver makes LINQPad a desktop GUI client for Google BigQuery. Featuring:

  • Schema tree in Server Explorer
  • "this" as BigQueryContext with authenticated connection
  • Automated loading of dependent assemblies and namespaces
  • Additional Dump methods for BigQuery: DumpQuery/DumpRun/DumpRunToArray/DumpChart/DumpGroupChart/DumpToExcel

More info


Mindscape LightSpeed Driver

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This driver offers first-class LINQPad support for users of the LightSpeed object/relational mapper.

Mindscape LightSpeed is a high performance .NET object/relational mapper with Visual Studio integration. Use this driver to query LightSpeed domain models, using a wide variety of databases including SQLite, VistaDB, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle and SQL Server, and with full support for LightSpeed facilities such as Lucene-powered full text search, soft deletion, etc. Click here for more information on the driver.

This driver was written by Mindscape and requires LightSpeed 3.0 or later.


DevExpress eXpress Persistent Objects Driver

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This LINQPad driver provides first-class support for eXpress Persistent Objects (XPO). You must have appropriate XPO assemblies at hand to use this driver. Click here for a detailed explanation on driver configuration and usage.

With XPO, you can build applications that are compatible with multiple database systems (MS Access, MS SQL Server, MS SQL Server CE, MS SQL Azure, MySQL, Oracle, PostgreSql, Firebird, PervasiveSQL, VistaDB, SQL Anywhere, Advantage, DB2, SQLite, and Sybase), without having to make ANY changes to your code. Learn more


LLBLGen Pro Drivers

Download Official Driver for LLBLGen 3.5+
Download Alternative Driver for LLBLGen 5.2
Download Alternative Driver for LLBLGen 5.1
Download Alternative Driver for LLBLGen 5.0
Download Alternative Driver for LLBLGen 4.2
Download Alternative Driver for LLBLGen 4.1
Download Alternative Driver for LLBLGen 4.0
Download Alternative Driver for LLBLGen 3.5
Download Alternative Driver for LLBLGen 3.1

These drivers provide full support for LLBLGen Pro, allowing you to interactively query your generated code assemblies (adapter or selfservicing) using LINQ, QuerySpec or the low-level query API. Click here for more information on the official driver, and here for information on the alternative drivers.

Developed by Solutions Design and Jeremy Thomas.


NoSQL FileDb Driver

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Written by EzTools Software, this driver offers LINQPad integration for the FileDb NoSQL database - a local data store for applications. FileDb's database engine is free, only 50K is size, and supports Windows Phone 7 and Silverlight. (The Explorer GUI is available as a time-limited trial). Click here for more information on the driver.


DevForce LINQPad Driver

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This driver lets you directly query DevForce models with full schema support. All versions of DevForce are supported - click for more information on the driver.

DevForce extends the Entity Framework with n-tier architecture and non-relational data sources, taking care of all the n-tier WCF communications, serialization, and marshaling. It also supports dynamic queries, client-side caching and offline operation. Learn more


Developers: Find out how to write your own LINQPad Data Context driver.