New Versions of dotConnect ADO.NET Providers with Support for SQL Server 2012 Reporting Services and Entity Framework Spatials

Press Release   •   Jul 24, 2013 12:27 EEST

New versions of dotConnect for Oracle, dotConnect for MySQL and dotConnect for PostgreSQL now feature such useful functionality as support for Entity Framework Spatials and SQL Server 2012 Reporting Services.

Entity Framework Spatials Support

The latest version of dotConnect for Oracle got the improved Entity Framework Spatials support, and data providers for dotConnect for MySQL and dotConnect for PostgreSQL now contain spatial support as well.

The providers now support NetTopologySuite spatial service, which offers the richest functionality and significantly extends the range of supported functions of DbGeometry/DbGeography classes. NetTopologySuite types are used by the new version of geospatial mapping library SharpMap v1 RC3, which is now supported by our providers.

dotConnect providers now support a number of database-specific functions in Entity SQL and LINQ to Entities and provide better performance when reading EWKT representation of spatial data.

SQL Server 2012 Reporting Services Support

Updated versions of dotConnect for Oracle, MySQL and PostgreSQL can now be used in Reporting Services projects for the latest version of SQL Server. All the users of the above mentioned data providers can benefit from Power View in Microsoft Excel 2013 and Power View in Microsoft SharePoint 2013, SharePoint 2013 and SharePoint 2010 integration, data alerts and other new SQL Server 2012 Reporting Services features.

To get more information about the all new ADO.NET data providers features and take them for a spin, visit the following products’ pages:

dotConnect for Oracle 7.8           Download ] [ New Features
dotConnect for MySQL 7.7          Download ] [ New Features
dotConnect for PostgreSQL 6.7 [  Download ] [ New Features

Pricing and Availability

The pricing for a single license of dotConnect for Oracle starts at just $149.95. To buy the new version of dotConnect for Oracle you can visit the product's Ordering page.

The pricing for single licenses for MySQL or PostgreSQL data providers starts just at $99.95 and can be found on the matching pages for dotConnect for MySQL and dotConnect for PostgreSQL.

If you wish to provide feedback on the new versions, you can do it in our forums or by using the contact form. There is also a feedback form in the support zone of every product. We are always glad to hear your comments and take into account your development needs.

About Devart

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