Using the NuoDB ADO.NET Driver

The ADO.NET driver for NuoDB lets you develop .NET applications that connect to a NuoDB database. It is a fully managed ADO.NET driver, written in C# for .NET 3.5, and 4.0 implements all required ADO.NET interfaces and integrates with ADO.NET aware tools.

Included in the driver is a plugin for Visual Studio 2010, 2012 and 2013 that acts as a DDEX (Data Designer Extensibility) provider. From Visual Studio, by means of this plugin, you can browse the content of a NuoDB database and manipulate the data it contains.

The information and examples provided here are intended to get you started using ADO.NET in a NuoDB application. You have the following alternative ways to use NuoDB’s ADO.NET driver to to access a NuoDB database:

Requirements

Installation

The ADO.NET driver for NuoDB is bundled with the main NuoDB installer. Installation of NuoDB automatically registers the .NET assembly, declares the database provider, and installs the Visual Studio plugin in the available IDEs.

Uninstalling the ADO.NET Driver

To uninstall the ADO.NET driver:

  1. Open the Control Panel.
  2. Select Uninstall Software.
  3. In the list of installed programs, select ADO.NET Driver for NuoDB.
  4. Click Uninstall.

See Also

Microsoft documentation for ADO.NET at https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/e80y5yhx%28v=vs.110%29.aspx.

See the following topics: