ADO.NET Provider for PostgreSQL with ORM Support
dotConnect for PostgreSQL is a high-performance ORM enabled data provider for PostgreSQL that builds on ADO.NET technology to present a complete solution for developing PostgreSQL-based database applications. It introduces new approaches for designing application architecture, boosts productivity, and facilitates the development of database applications.
Our ADO.NET PostgreSQL provider supports a wide range of PostgreSQL-specific features, such as secure SSL connections, PostgreSQL notifications, PostgreSQL bulk data loading, GEOMETRY, PostgreSQL ARRAY types, and others.
With 16 years of development history, dotConnect for PostgreSQL provides an ultimate pack of robust data connectivity features and already empowers thousands of data-related .NET apps.
Advanced Visual Studio Integration
dotConnect for PostgreSQL provides a vast number of GUI tools that increase your productivity. For example, it includes DataSet tools, such as DataSet Wizard, DataSet Editor, DataSet Manager, provide you an easy way to create and edit typed and untyped DataSets.
PostgreSQL ADO.NET Provider supports advanced Visual Studio integration (DDEX), and provides convenient visual component editors to simplify component tweaking.
dotConnect for PostgreSQL was the first PostgreSQL database provider to support .NET Core and Entity Framework Core, and we work hard to support new platforms and development technologies as soon as they are released.
- PostgreSQL support: from 7.1 to 12
- Visual Studio support: 2008 – 2019
- Platforms support:
- Full .NET Framework 2.0 – 4.8
- .NET Core 1.x, 2.x, and 3.0
- .NET Compact Framework 2.0 and above
- Mono 2.0 and above
Enhanced ORM Support
dotConnect for PostgreSQL offers enhanced ORM support with a bundled visual designer for ORM models - Entity Developer. Our PostgreSQL ADO.NET Provider supports the following ORMs:
- Entity Framework v1 - v6
- Entity Framework Core 1.x, 2.x, and 3.1