Data Providers

Data Provider components connect to the physical databases or XML files, hiding implementation details. Providers can connect to one or more data sources, pass commands, and expose data to the DataSet.

The .NET Framework includes providers for MS SQL, OLE DB, and Oracle. In addition to supporting the .NET providers, this product includes Borland Data Providers for .NET. BDP.NET connects to a number of industry standard databases, providing a consistent programming environment. For more information, see the Borland Data Providers for .NET topic.

Delphi 8 for .NET includes support for the .NET data providers by way of the TADONETConnector object. This object provides access to .NET DataSets either directly or through the Borland Data Providers for . NET. BDP.NET connects to a number of industry standard databases, providing a consistent programming environment. For more information, see the Borland Data Providers for .NET topic and the reference information for TADONETConnector.

TADONETConnector is the base class for Delphi 8 for .NET datasets that access their data using ADO. NET. TADONETConnector descendants include TCustomADONETConnector. TADONETConnector is a descendent of TDataSet.

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