The Progress DataDirect Connect SQL Server provider for .NET is thoroughly proven in data transaction intensive environments in which high performance, stability and security are mission-critical requirements.
- Fully supports Microsoft SQL Server systems including Microsoft SQL Server 7, SQL Server 2000 (including service packs 1, 2, 3, and 3a), SQL Server 2000 Desktop Engine, SQL Server Enterprise Edition (64-bit) and SQL Server 2005 (with DataDirect Connect for .NET 2.2 Patch 2.2.0016 or later), from a single provider assembly that is 100% pure managed .NET code.
- No need for MDAC or any other external software to be installed
- Supports provider interoperability features such as escape syntax for stored procedure executions, scalar functions and literal values. Additionally, the DataDirect data provider supports provider-neutral error objects, standardized error code mappings and common ways to specify arrays of parameters for use.
- Supports the ability to execute a single SQL statement using multiple rows of values through the use of parameter arrays.
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