Using the ADO.NET Interface

About this chapter

This chapter describes the ADO.NET interface and explains how to prepare to use this interface and how to define an ADO.NET database profile.

For more information

This chapter gives general information about using the ADO.NET interface. For more detailed information:

  • See the Data Access and .NET development sections in the Microsoft MSDN library at

  • Use the online Help provided by the data provider vendor.

  • Check to see if there is a technical document that describes how to connect to your ADO.NET data provider.