dotConnect for Oracle

This .NET Framework Class Library is provided by Devart. The main functionality of the class library is contained in the file Devart.Data.Oracle.dll.

Add a reference to the assembly Devart.Data.Oracle and include the Devart.Data.Oracle namespace. Instantiate a new OracleConnection connection object. Set the connection string and open the connection.

VB.NET code sample
Imports Devart.Data.Oracle
Dim myConnection As OracleConnection = New OracleConnection()
myConnection.ConnectionString = myConnectionString
' execute queries, etc
C# code sample
using Devart.Data.Oracle;
OracleConnection myConnection = new OracleConnection();
myConnection.ConnectionString = myConnectionString;
// execute queries, etc


dotConnect for Oracle is an enhanced data provider for Oracle that builds on ADO.NET technology to present a complete solution for developing Oracle-based database applications. As part of the Devart database application development framework, dotConnect for Oracle offers both high performance native connectivity to the Oracle database and a number of innovative development tools and technologies. dotConnect for Oracle introduces new approaches for designing application architecture, boosts productivity, and leverages database application implementation.

dotConnect for Oracle is a scalable data access solution developed with wide adaptability in mind. It can be successfully used in WinForms, ASP.NET, two-tier, multi-tier applications; within the ASP.NET Provider Model; in conjunction with the Enterprise Library; under .NET Compact Framework, Mono Framework and so on. Depending on the edition you choose, dotConnect for Oracle can be used as a powerful ADO.NET data provider, or an effective application development framework.

More info about this class library can be found at the Devart product page.


This .NET Framework Class Library, dotConnect for Oracle, can be downloaded here.

Connection Strings

The dotConnect for Oracle class library can be used to connect to the following data sources by using the following connection string references: