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Programming Microsoft® ADO.NET 2.0 Core Reference, 2nd Edition by David Sceppa

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The SQL XML .NET Data Provider

There’s another way to process the results of SELECT ... FOR XML queries—the SQL XML .NET Data Provider. This provider was originally built for SQL Server 2000 to help developers generate SELECT ... FOR XML queries and process their results. Thanks to the XML features included with SQL Server 2005, there’s really little need to use the SQL XML .NET Data Provider. This portion of the chapter is here for developers who need to use the provider because their applications have to work with SQL Server 2000 databases.

The SQL XML .NET Data Provider is not included in the .NET Framework, but it is installed as part of the SQL XML features included with SQL Server 2005. You can use the SQL XML .NET Data Provider in your applications ...

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