dotConnect ADO.NET Providers with Visual Studio 2010 Beta Support!

July 14, 2009

Devart is glad to announce the release of the new versions ADO.NET data providers, enhanced database connectivity solution built over ADO.NET architecture that offer Entity Framework and LINQ to SQL support.

dotConnect for Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQLite, and SQL Server are tested with Visual Studio 2010 Beta.

In dotConnect for Oracle server, performance in Direct mode when executing DML commands was significantly improved. Among other features, requiresUniqueEmail functionality for ASP.NET Web Providers was added.

In dotConnect for MySQL server, the behavior of ConnectionTimeout was corrected, and ability to perform SSH authentication using public key was added.

If you have a remote website, and access to its database through the port of the database server is forbidden, only access through HTTP port 80 is allowed, and you need to access the database from remote computer, you will be delighted to have the improved HTTP tunneling with the new PHP script in the product.

As for the new properties, the LocalFailover property triggers the added ConnectionLost event so that failover operation can be performed after connection breaks.

The performance of dotConnect for SQLite was significantly improved and the following enhancements were implemented: the CEROD and SEE extensions were supported, ability to execute SQL statements separated with ";" was added, and ability to enable extensions with the EnableLoadExtension connection string parameters was added.

dotConnect for PostgreSQL features such improvements as corrected behavior of ConnectionTimeout and additional SSL paremeters SslCACert and SslKey.

Entity Developer 2.20 that comes with dotConnect Professional Edition was also improved by a number of new features that enhance its productivity, functionality, and reliability.

You are welcome to enjoy the world of efficient application development with new dotConnects!

If you wish to provide feedback on the new versions, you can do it in our forums or with contact form. There is also feedback form in the support zone of every product. We are always glad to hear your comments and take into account your development needs.