Represents a set of methods for creating instances of the
provider's implementation of the data source classes. System.Data.SqlClient
public sealed class SqlClientFactory : DbProviderFactory,
SqlClientFactory type exposes the following members.
Name Description Instance Gets an instance of the . This can be used to retrieve strongly typed data objects. SqlClientFactory Top .NET Framework
Supported in: 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0
.NET Framework Client Profile
Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)
The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.
in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.