ODAC 12c and Entity Framework 6


Can anyone tell me if the Oracle Data Access Components 12c is compatible with Entity Framework 6? The Oracle website is a nightmare for documentation and cannot find any references on how to resolve this.

I have an existing project which I am trying to upgrade to ODAC 12c and EF6 but I'm getting the following error which I am struggling to resolve:


I created a fresh project to rule out any issues with my existing project and I get the same problem. I believe it to be an issue with the app.config file edited automatically by the Entity Framework Power Tools Beta 4 (Reverse Engineer Code First):

config file

Can anyone point me in the right direction?

Accepted Answer

**Oracle Data Access Components 12c Release 3 Beta 2 ** ODAC 12c R3 is the first ODP.NET release to certify with Entity Framework (EF) 6 and EF Code First. http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/dotnet/whatsnew/index.html

Popular Answer

Devart recently announced Oracle 12c support. You may want to consider using their provider instead.

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