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DbProviderFactories.GetFactory Method (String)

Returns an instance of a DbProviderFactory.

Namespace:  System.Data.Common
Assembly:  System.Data (in System.Data.dll)

public static DbProviderFactory GetFactory(
	string providerInvariantName
)

Parameters

providerInvariantName
Type: System.String

Invariant name of a provider.

Return Value

Type: System.Data.Common.DbProviderFactory
An instance of a DbProviderFactory for a specified provider name.

The providerInvariantName parameter corresponds to the InvariantName column of a table returned by GetFactoryClasses.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0
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