troubleshooting Question

Is LINQ to SQL concept is compatible in SQL Server 2016 or not?

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Hi All,

One of my application is developed on visual studio 2008. In it some classes uses LINQ to SQL (.dbml files) and some are using ADO.Net logic.

Till now my application is running fine without any problems by using SQL Server 2012. Recently our client suggested to migrate the SQL Server 2012 to 2016.

By using SQL Server 2016 connection, all ADO.Net classes are running fine. But when I tried to work with LINQ to SQL (.dbml files) and I am getting "This Server Version is not Supported. Only Servers up to Microsoft SQL Server 2005 are Supported".

Is LINQ to SQL concept is compatible in SQL Server 2016 or not? Please help me how to fix this issue.
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