ADO.NET Framework Reference
This section contains a brief reference to the ADO.NET objects mentioned in this chapter. It is not designed to be an exhaustive reference. For complete descriptions, including information on the objects not discussed in this chapter, refer to the .NET framework SDK documentation.
Member of System.Data.Common. Abstract class. Inherits from System.ComponentModel.Component.
The DataAdapter class serves as the base class for data adapter implementations in the SQL Server, OLE DB (and potentially other) data providers in ADO.NET.
Note that this is not the class you instantiate when you want to access data in ADO.NET; to write data-access code using a data adapter in your applications, use the OleDbDataAdapter, ...