Powerful Pervasive SQL (Btrieve) Database Integration
ADO.NET Provider Overview
The Btrieve ADO.NET Provider offers the most natural way to access Btrieve data from any .NET application. Simply use Btrieve Data Provider objects to connect and access data just as you would access any traditional database. You will be able to use the Btrieve Data Provider through Visual Studio Server Explorer, in code through familiar classes, and in data controls like DataGridView, GridView, DataSet, etc.
Using the Btrieve Data Provider
The Btrieve Data Provider wraps the complexity of accessing Btrieve services in an easy-to-integrate, fully managed ADO.NET Data Provider. Applications then access Btrieve through the Btrieve Data Provider with simple Transact-SQL.
The CData ADO.NET Provider for Btrieve hides the complexity of accessing data and provides additional powerful security features, smart caching, batching, socket management, and more.
Working with DataAdapters, DataSets, DataTables, etc.
The Btrieve Data Provider has the same ADO.NET architecture as the native .NET data providers for SQL Server and OLEDB, including: BtrieveConnection, BtrieveCommand, BtrieveDataAdapter, BtrieveDataReader, BtrieveDataSource, BtrieveParameter, etc. Because of this you can now access Btrieve data in an easy, familiar way.
Visual Studio Integration - Server Explorer
As an ADO.NET Data Provider, Btrieve ADO.NET Provider can be used to access and explore Pervasive SQL (Btrieve) data directly from the Visual Studio Server Explorer.
It's easy. As a standard ADO.NET adapter, developers can connect the Server Explorer to Btrieve ADO.NET Provider just like connecting to any standard database.
Explore all of the data available! Btrieve ADO.NET Provider makes it easy to access live Pervasive SQL (Btrieve) data from Visual Studio.
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