Oracles OracleConnectionEasy Connect Naming Method to connect to a dedicated server instance

This one does not specify a service or a port.

Data Source=username/password@myserver/myservice:dedicated/instancename;

Other server options: SHARED, POOLED (to use instead of DEDICATED). Dedicated is the default.

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This connection string (Easy Connect Naming Method to connect to a dedicated server instance using Oracles OracleConnection) can be used for connections to Oracle.

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