Entity Framework is Microsoft's recommended data access technology for new applications in .NET. We'll explore how the current release of Entity Framework can be used to build applications. We'll also look at an early preview of EF7, a modern, lighter weight, and composable version of Entity Framework (EF) that can be used on a variety of platforms, including ASP.NET vNext, Windows Phone and Windows Store. This new version will also support targeting non-relational data stores.
In addition to making strong contractual commitments about the privacy and sovereignty of your data, Microsoft enables governance of your data in Microsoft Azure through advanced technologies to secure, separate, and dispose of data according to your business needs. This session provides an overview of these technologies with a focus on encryption of data in transit and at rest, as well as data isolation and destruction principle and practices.