Is LINQ to SQL Being Replaced Already?

The short answer is "kind of"; the push is for the ADO.NET Entity Framework to be the encouraged ORM approach from now on.  For the long-winded, thorough explanation of this answer (based on blog posts from Microsoft employees and managers), see the following blog post that someone pointed me toward:


No it isn't, that is a missunderstanding. Linq to sql for SQL Server will always be there just like there are classes for SQL Server directly tied into the .NET framework libraries.