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