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Microsoft offers many data access technologies to suit various development needs. This section of the MSDN Library contains technical information about current data access technologies, focusing on the Microsoft Data Access Components (MDAC): ADO, OLE DB and OLE DB Providers, and ODBC. Articles on ADO.NET, Microsoft Data Engine (MSDE), and some XML for Analysis (XMLA) material are available here as well. You'll also find information about legacy technologies such as DAO and OLAP Services.

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Look here for orientation, guidance, new information, downloads and code samples on the latest in data access and storage technologies, including ADO.NET, SQL Server, MDAC, and WinFS.

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