SqlConnectionLocalDB automatic instance

Server=(localdb)\v11.0;Integrated Security=true;

The first connection to LocalDB will create and start the instance, this takes some time and might cause a connection timeout failure. If this happens, wait a bit and connect again.

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This connection string (LocalDB automatic instance using SqlConnection) can be used for connections to SQL Server 2012, SQL Server 2014 and SQL Server 2016.

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