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Posted on    December-07-2010 5:37 AM

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What is ADO.NET?

Pushpendra Singh

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Posted on    December-07-2010 6:12 AM

What is Ado.net

ADO.NET, an object oriented data access technology, is essentially a collection of classes used to communicate between an application and a database. ADO.NET provides consistent access to data sources such as Microsoft SQL Server. The ADO.NET classes are found in System.Data.dll.

DataProvider in Ado.net

The following are the supported DataProviders:

• Odbc Data Provider

• OleDb Data Provider

• Oracle Data Provider

• SqlServer Data Provider


The following are the supported Connection classes:

• OleDbConnection

• OdbcConnection

• OracleConnection

• SqlConnection


The Command object is used to send the SQL Statements to the database. Commands are used to insert data, retrieve data and execute stored procedures in the database. The following are the methods of the Command class:

• ExecuteScalar

• ExecuteReader

• ExecuteNonQuery

• ExecuteXmlReader

Uttam Misra

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Posted on    December-14-2010 2:46 AM

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