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Sams Teach Yourself Visual C#® 2010 in 24 Hours by Scott Dorman

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Hour 15. Working with Databases

Interacting with a database is something that many applications need to do. A database is simply a repository of data, much like a text file or an XML file. As you might imagine, using files in this manner to store data isn’t always the best approach. As a result, most applications make use of a relational database, which organizes data into tables, rows, and records. Each table is organized into rows, and each row represents a single record. Rows are further organized into columns, and each row in a table has the same column structure.

The .NET Framework provides a rich set of classes for database ...

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