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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.

    • Bulk data movement increases performance without increasing cost
    • Protects data in motion with no direct access to memory or machine registers
    • Quick integration with no code changes required

    What's Included

    • Microsoft SQL Server
    • Microsoft Analytics Platform System
    • Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics
    • Big Data Clusters



    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

    Codeless Configuration

    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

    Technical Specifications

    Progress DataDirect Connect for ADO.NET Version 4.3.0

    • Your machine must have .NET Framework 4.0 or higher with the .NET Framework Redistributable Version 4.0 or higher installed
    Database Support
    • Microsoft SQL Server 2017
    • Microsoft SQL Server 2016
    • Microsoft SQL Server 2014
    Visual Studio Support
    • Visual Studio 2015
    • Visual Studio 2017
    • Visual Studio 2019
    • Visual Studio 2022
    .NET Framework Support
    • .NET Framework Versions 2.0 SP1 or higher, 3.5 SP1, 4.0, 4.5, 4.6, 4.7, and 4.8

    Connect any application to any data source anywhere

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