dotConnect for SQL Server Compatibility

SQL Server Compatibility

dotConnect for SQL Server supports SQL Server 2012, 2008, 2005 (including Express editions), SQL Server 2000 and MSDE.

Framework Compatibility

The provider works with .NET Frameworks 2.0, 3.0, 3.5, 4.0 and 4.5.

IDE Compatibility

dotConnect for SQL Server and can be used with the following development environments:

Microsoft Visual Studio Industry Program
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2013
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2012
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2010
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2008
  • Embarcadero Delphi Prism
  • CodeGear RAD Studio 2007

There are some limitations in Express Editions of Visual Studio. The following features are not available: provider add-in, automatic toolbox components registration and DDEX integration. As an exclusion, Visual Web Developer 2008 and 2010 supports DDEX features.

RAD Studio 2007 is supported in run time only as these environments have no WinForms designers.

Devart Data Providers Compatibility

Since Devart data providers use a common assembly (Devart.Data.dll), it is necessary to make sure that all installed data providers are compatible.

ADO.NET Data Provider for SQL Server