Links to Microsoft published articles relating to optimizing Entity Framework data access performance.

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title: Articles on Optimizing Entity Framework Performance
subtitle: "*Links to Microsoft published articles relating to optimizing Entity Framework data access performance.*"
author: Microsoft
date: March 5, 2020
source: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/aspnet/whitepapers/aspnet-data-access-content-map#optimizing-entity-framework-performance
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- [Advanced Entity Framework Scenarios for an ASP.NET Application](https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/aspnet/mvc/overview/getting-started/getting-started-with-ef-using-mvc/advanced-entity-framework-scenarios-for-an-mvc-web-application) -- Shows how to execute your own SQL statements or call your own stored procedures, how to disable change detection, and how to disable validation when saving changes.

- [Performance considerations for Entity Framework 4, 5, and 6](https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/ef/ef6/fundamentals/performance/perf-whitepaper) -- This whitepaper was written to show the performance considerations when developing applications using Entity Framework, to give developers an idea of the Entity Framework internal algorithms that can affect performance, and to provide tips for investigation and improving performance in their applications that use Entity Framework.

- [Entity Framework Performance Considerations](https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/framework/data/adonet/ef/performance-considerations?redirectedfrom=MSDN) -- This topic describes performance characteristics of the ADO.NET Entity Framework and provides some considerations to help improve the performance of Entity Framework applications.

- [Maximizing Performance with the Entity Framework 4.0 in an ASP.NET 4 Web Application](https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/aspnet/web-forms/overview/older-versions-getting-started/continuing-with-ef/maximizing-performance-with-the-entity-framework-in-an-asp-net-web-application) -- Information presented in the following section is potentially useful for applications that have extremely large data models.

- [Optimizing ASP.NET Data Access](https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/aspnet/whitepapers/aspnet-data-access-content-map#optimizingdataaccess) -- Additional topics on optimizing ASP.NET Data Access.