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Microsoft® SQL Server 2012 Unleashed by Alex T. Silverstein, Chris Gallelli, Paul T. Bertucci, Ray Rankins

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Getting Comfortable with ADO.NET 4.5 and SQL Server 2012

You need to familiarize yourself with the following primary .NET Framework namespaces to be able to program against SQL Server 2012:

Image System.DataThis is the root namespace, which contains essential data access classes, such as DataSet, DataTable, and DataRow.

Image System.Data.SqlClientThis namespace contains the .NET data provider for SQL Server. It includes classes specialized for SQL Server access, such as SqlConnection, SqlCommand, SqlDataAdapter, and SqlParameter.

System.Data.EntityClient ...

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