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MetaModel Class


An abstraction that represents the mapping between a database and domain objects.

Namespace:   System.Data.Linq.Mapping
Assembly:  System.Data.Linq (in System.Data.Linq.dll)


Public MustInherit Class MetaModel
Name Description
System_CAPS_protmethod MetaModel()

Initializes a new instance of the MetaModel class.

Name Description
System_CAPS_pubproperty ContextType

Gets the type of DataContext type that this model describes.

System_CAPS_pubproperty DatabaseName

Gets the name of the database.

System_CAPS_pubproperty MappingSource

Gets the mapping source that originated this model.

System_CAPS_pubproperty ProviderType

Gets or sets the provider type.

Name Description
System_CAPS_pubmethod Equals(Object)

Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object.(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_protmethod Finalize()

Allows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection.(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_pubmethod GetFunction(MethodInfo)

Gets the MetaFunction that corresponds to a database function.

System_CAPS_pubmethod GetFunctions()

Gets an enumeration of all functions.

System_CAPS_pubmethod GetHashCode()

Serves as the default hash function. (Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_pubmethod GetMetaType(Type)

Discovers the MetaType for the specified Type.

System_CAPS_pubmethod GetTable(Type)

Gets the MetaTable associated with a specified Type.

System_CAPS_pubmethod GetTables()

Get an enumeration of all tables.

System_CAPS_pubmethod GetType()

Gets the Type of the current instance.(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_protmethod MemberwiseClone()

Creates a shallow copy of the current Object.(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_pubmethod ToString()

Returns a string that represents the current object.(Inherited from Object.)

.NET Framework
Available since 3.5
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.1

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

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