Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Microsoft OracleClient Deprecated in .NET 4.0

From InfoQ:

Microsoft announced System.Data.OracleClient will be deprecated after .NET 4.0. Classes in the namespace will be marked obsolete in .NET 4.0 and removed from future releases. OracleClient is the ADO.NET provider for Oracle developed by Microsoft and shipped as part of the .NET Framework Class Library.

Part of the reasoning for this decision is the increasingly availability and improvements of 3rd party ADO.NET data providers for Oracle. There have been significant performance improvements and enhanced multi-version compatibility among the popular Oracle providers:

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Very well
I have always used ODP.NET
I hope that after this entlib will fully support