dotConnect for Oracle is an enhanced data provider built over ADO.NET
architecture and a development framework with a number of innovative
technologies. With state of the art ORM solutions such as Entity Framework
and LINQ to SQL, it introduces new approaches for designing applications and
boosts productivity of database application development.
* Flexible Connectivity
dotConnect for Oracle can connect both through OCI and directly over TCP/IP.
Applications written with dotConnect for Oracle do not require installation
of Oracle Client software.
* Database Application Development Extensions
dotConnect for Oracle has a rich set of design time tools that leverage the
development process greatly. Particularly, there are convenient design time
component editors, wizards and managers, toolset for live data binding,
DDEX, and much more.
* Oracle Advanced Features Support
dotConnect for Oracle allows developers to harness full capabilities of the
Oracle server. dotConnect for Oracle supports such Oracle-specific features
as Advanced Queuing, Alerts, Pipes, Direct Path Loading, Change
notifications, REF cursors, objects, packages, and others.
* ORM Support
dotConnect for Oracle offers enhanced ORM support with a bundled visual
designer for ORM models - Entity Developer with support for Model-First and
Database-First design approaches and flexible T4 template-based code
generation for the model. dotConnect for Oracle supports Entity Framework
v1 - v6.1, NHibernate, and LinqConnect (formerly known as LINQ to Oracle) -
Devart's own ORM solution, closely compatible to Microsoft LINQ to SQL.
* Workflow Foundation Support
Provides support for Oracle Workflow Instance Store and Workflow Tracking.
* BIS Support
dotConnect for Oracle supports Reporting and Analytics services and offers
Source and Destination Data Flow components for Integration Services
* Support for ASP.NET Identity 1 and 2
* Sync Framework Support