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    Data Access Architecture Guide

    This document provides guidelines for implementing an ADO.NET-based data access layer in a multi-tier .NET-based application. It focuses on a range of common data access tasks and scenarios, and presents guidance to help you choose the most appropriate approaches and techniques.
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        The .NET Data Access Architecture Guide provides information to help you choose the most appropriate data access approach. It does this by describing a wide range of common data access scenarios, providing performance tips, and prescribing best practices. This guide also provides answers to frequently asked questions, such as: Where is the best place to store database connection strings? How should I implement connection pooling? How should I work with transactions? How should I implement paging to allow users to scroll through large numbers of records?
    • Supported Operating System

      Windows 2000, Windows Server 2003

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