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ADO.NET is the data access component for the .NET Framework. ADO.NET is made of a set of classes that are used for connecting to a database and providing access to relational, XML or application data. Progress DataDirect offers the only 100% managed code ADO.NET data providers for all major databases. By using 100% managed code, you can take advantage of the numerous built-in services of the CLR and enhance the performance of your managed application.
Connect securely using advanced password encryptions supported by SAP Sybase ASE
Improve data access performance by simply switching ADO.NET providers, without changing application code
Ensure high availability via application failover and workload balancing without costly server configurations
Certified DataDirect quality guarantees ADO.NET connectivity across all supported database versions and distributions with complete functionality
Optimize your application performance and compatibility without any changes to the code
Easily load large volumes of data without application code or additional vendor tools that slow performance
Keep the data secure during transit with latest security protocols like TLS v1.3, also use the SDK to support data encryption at rest by integrating with custom data encryption and business rules providers
Installing the ADO.NET Client requires the Microsoft .NET Framework Redistributable Version 4.5, available for download on the Microsoft Web site.
For Kerberos connectivity, ADO.NET Client requires Visual Studio 2012 Redistributable, available for download on the Microsoft Web site.
32-bit Operating Systems with .NET Framework Version 4.5 and 4.6