Returns the DbProviderFactory object that is associated with the ADO.NET provider that is identified by the ProviderName property.
Protected Overridable Function GetDbProviderFactory As DbProviderFactory
The DbProviderFactory property is used by the SqlDataSource control to create the correct ADO.NET connection, command, and parameter objects when interacting with a database.
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)
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