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Chapter 6. Reading Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Data from Client Applications

After completing this chapter, you will be able to:

  • Know the different components and libraries you can use to connect to Microsoft SQL Server 2005

  • Know when to use each of the available libraries

  • Know how to access Microsoft SQL Server 2005 from your .NET applications

  • Compare different choices for connecting to your databases

Microsoft SQL Server 2005 uses a client-server architecture that divides the workload of applications among server and client computers. In this chapter, you will learn about different programming interfaces that you can use when building client applications.

Introducing Microsoft Data Access Components

In 1996, Microsoft released Microsoft Data Access Components ...

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