Last Updated: February 25, 2016
· ashutoshraina

Handle the Database is in use problem for EF

If your database is open in SSMS or in VS then dropping and re-creating the database will throw an exception.
Now, we can overcome this problem by taking the database as a singular user.

context.Database.ExecuteSqlCommand("ALTER DATABASE " +       context.Database.Connection.Database + " SET SINGLE_USER WITH ROLLBACK IMMEDIATE");

context.Database.ExecuteSqlCommand("USE master DROP DATABASE " + context.Database.Connection.Database);

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