In this chapter, you learned about the first level of database access with ADO.NET: connected access. In many cases, using simple commands and quick read-only cursors to retrieve results provides the easiest and most efficient way to write data access code for a web application.
However, there is a whole range of issues that might make you want something more. In the next chapter, you’ll learn how the disconnected DataSet gives you more flexibility for navigating your data, binding it to controls, and filtering and sorting it.
KeywordsData Provider Database Component Connection Object DataSet Object Connection Class
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