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GetFactory Method (String)
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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.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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