dotConnect for SQL Server Compatibility
SQL Server Compatibility
dotConnect for SQL Server supports SQL Azure, SQL Server 2017, 2016, 2014, 2012, 2008, 2005 (including Express editions), SQL Server 2000 and MSDE.
The provider works with .NET Frameworks 2.0, 3.0, 3.5, 4.0, 4.5, 4.6, 4.7, and 4.8.
dotConnect for SQL Server can be used with the following development environments:
- Microsoft Visual Studio 2019 release and preview
- Microsoft Visual Studio 2017
- Microsoft Visual Studio 2015
- 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.
dbForge Fusion for SQL Server compatibility
This version of provider is compatible with dbForge Fusion for SQL Server 1.50 and later. dbForge Fusion for SQL Server supports Visual Studio 2010, 2012, 2013, and 2015.