Powerful IBM Cloud SQL .NET Integration
ADO.NET Provider Overview
The IBM Cloud SQL ADO.NET Provider offers the most natural way to access IBM Cloud Sql data from any .NET application. Simply use IBM Cloud SQL Data Provider objects to connect and access data just as you would access any traditional database. You will be able to use the IBM Cloud SQL Data Provider through Visual Studio Server Explorer, in code through familiar classes, and in data controls like DataGridView, GridView, DataSet, etc.
Using the IBM Cloud SQL Data Provider
The IBM Cloud SQL Data Provider wraps the complexity of accessing IBM Cloud Sql services in an easy-to-integrate, fully managed ADO.NET Data Provider. Applications then access IBM Cloud Sql through the IBM Cloud SQL Data Provider with simple Transact-SQL.
The CData ADO.NET Provider for IBM Cloud SQL 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 IBM Cloud SQL Data Provider has the same ADO.NET architecture as the native .NET data providers for SQL Server and OLEDB, including: IBMCloudSqlConnection, IBMCloudSqlCommand, IBMCloudSqlDataAdapter, IBMCloudSqlDataReader, IBMCloudSqlDataSource, IBMCloudSqlParameter, etc. Because of this you can now access IBM Cloud Sql data in an easy, familiar way.
Visual Studio Integration - Server Explorer
As an ADO.NET Data Provider, IBM Cloud SQL ADO.NET Provider can be used to access and explore IBM Cloud SQL data directly from the Visual Studio Server Explorer.
It's easy. As a standard ADO.NET adapter, developers can connect the Server Explorer to IBM Cloud SQL ADO.NET Provider just like connecting to any standard database.
Explore all of the data available! IBM Cloud SQL ADO.NET Provider makes it easy to access live IBM Cloud SQL data from Visual Studio.
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