DbProviderFactories Class

DbProviderFactories Class

Represents a set of static methods for creating one or more instances of DbProviderFactory classes.


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

public static class DbProviderFactories

The DbProviderFactories type exposes the following members.

Public methodStatic memberGetFactory(DataRow)Returns an instance of a DbProviderFactory.
Public methodStatic memberGetFactory(DbConnection)Returns an instance of a DbProviderFactory.
Public methodStatic memberGetFactory(String)Returns an instance of a DbProviderFactory.
Public methodStatic memberGetFactoryClassesReturns a DataTable that contains information about all installed providers that implement DbProviderFactory.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

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