DataDirect Connectors Oracle ADO.NET Driver for Quick and Powerful Data Integration


Quickly launch Oracle ADO.NET driver without changing code


Gain time and value from failover features that ensure reliability and data integrity


Provides superior application performance and scalability using our ADO.NET driver for Oracle




Full support of Oracle authentication in additional SSL, .NET framework and Kerberos


Easily load large volumes of data without application code or additional vendor tools that slow performance


Ensures high availability via application failover and workload balancing without changing application code


Certified DataDirect quality guarantees Oracle and application compatibility


Maintain ADO.Net connectivity regardless of the version or type with complete provider functionality

Version Agnostic

A single Oracle ADO.NET driver supports simultaneous connections to many versions of Oracle, including Oracle 8, Oracle 9, Oracle 10, Oracle 11, and Oracle 12

Technical Specs

Progress DataDirect Connect for ADO.NET
Version 4.2.0

  • Machine must have .NET Framework 2.0 or higher with the .NET Framework Redistributable Version 2.0 or higher installed
  • The data providers connect to the following database on all platforms supported by the database vendor, unless otherwise noted. Both 32-bit and 64-bit versions are supported. In addition, all editions and service packs/fix packs of the database version are supported.
  • .NET Framework Versions 2.0, 3.0, 3.5, 4.1.0 and 4.5
  • Visual Studio 2008, 2010, 2012, 2013 and Lightswitch 2012 

Database Support

  • Oracle 12c
  • Oracle 11g R1, R2 (11.1, 11.2) 
  • Oracle 10g R1, R2 (10.1, 10.2)
  • Oracle 9i R1, R2 (9.0.1, 9.2)
  • Oracle 8i R2, R3 (8.1.6, 8.1.7)

Progress DataDirect Connect for ADO.Net Entity Framework
Version 4.2.0

  • Oracle ADO.NET Entity Framework requires .NET Framework 4.5 and later versions
  • Oracle ADO.NET Entity Framework supports features of Entity Framework 6.0
  • Oracle Entity Framework data providers now require Entity Framework 6.0.

Database Support

  • Oracle 12c
  • Oracle 11g R1, R2 (11.1, 11.2)
  • Oracle 10g R1, R2 (10.1, 10.2)
  • Oracle 9i R1, R2 (9.0.1, 9.2)

Programming Support

  • Applications Targeting .NET Framework 4.5
  • Database First, Model First, Code First, DBContext, Code First Migrations, Enumerated Types, Table Valued Functions, Code-Based Configuration (EF 6.0), Multiple Context Support, Connection Resiliency, Code First Map DML Operations To Stored Procedures, Configurable Migrations History Table

DataDirect Connect for ADO.NET Entity Framework data providers version 4.2.0 have been certified for running on the .NET Framework Versions 2.0 SP1 or higher, 3.0 SP1, 4.0, 4.5, and 5.0

Security Vulnerability Response Policy

Upon identification of any security vulnerability, Progress will exercise commercially reasonable efforts to address the vulnerability in accordance with the following policy

Priority* Time Guideline Version(s)
High Risk
(CVSS 8+ or industry equivalent)
30 days Active (i.e. latest shipping version) and all Supported versions
Medium Risk
(CVSS 5-to-8 or industry equivalent)
180 days Active (i.e. latest shipping version)
Low Risk
(CVSS 0-to-5 or industry equivalent)
Next major release or best effort Active (i.e. latest shipping version)

* Priority is established based on the current version of the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS), an open industry standard for assessing the severity of computer system security vulnerabilities. For additional information on this scoring system, refer to

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