dotConnect for Oracle Publisher's description
dotConnect for Oracle is an enhanced ORM enabled data provider for Oracle that builds on ADO.NET technology to present a complete solution for developing Oracle-based database applications.
dotConnect for Oracle is an enhanced database connectivity solution built over ADO.NET architecture and a development framework with a number of innovative technologies. With state of the art ORM solutions such as Entity Framework and LINQ to SQL, it introduces new approaches for designing applications and boosts productivity of database application development.
* Flexible Connectivity
dotConnect for Oracle can connect both through OCI, and directly over TCP/IP. Applications written with dotConnect for Oracle do not require installation of Oracle Client Software.
* Database Application Development Extensions
dotConnect for Oracle has a rich set of design time tools that leverage the development process greatly. Particularly, there are convenient design time component editors, wizards and managers, toolset for live data binding, DDEX, a and much more.
* Oracle Advanced Features Support
dotConnect for Oracle allows developers to harness full capabilities of the Oracle server. dotConnect for Oracle supports such Oracle-specific features as Advanced Queuing, Alerts, Pipes, Direct Path Loading, Change notifications, REF cursors, objects, packages, and others.
* ORM Support
dotConnect for Oracle offers enhanced ORM support with a bundled visual designer for ORM models - Entity Developer. dotConnect for Oracle supports Entity Framework v1 and v4, NHibernate, and LinqConnect (formerly LINQ to Oracle) - our own ORM solution, closely compatible to Microsoft LINQ to SQL, while extending its functionality with its own features.
dotConnect for Oracle supports Oracle servers 11g, 10g, 9i, 8i, 8.0 and 7.3, including Personal and Express editions, and x86 and x64 versions of Oracle clients 11g, 10g, 9i, 8i and 8.0.
dotConnect for Oracle supports .NET Framework 2.0, 3.0, 3.5, 4.0, .NET Compact Framework 2.0 and higher, and Mono version 2.0 and above.
*Visual Studio 2005, 2008, and 2010
*RAD Studio 2007
What's New in This Release:Entity Developer:
* Added possibility to split model into several diagrams for better handling of large models
* Supported automatic generation of sequences and triggers for Autoincrement properties
* Improved performance for Visual Studio LightSwitch Beta 1 integration
System Requirements:Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0, 3.0, 3.5, 4.0
Program Release Status: Major Update
Program Install Support: Install and Uninstall