Creating high-performance, scalable, and interoperable applications are key elements in creating applications that are accepted by users and that work with code already written and deployed.

By adhering to the query, database, and managed code techniques and using COM Interop with ADO as you learned today, you can create applications that perform well, are scalable, and that interoperate with your existing ADO components.

Tomorrow, on the final day, you'll learn about some possible future directions that ADO.NET might take in addition to summarizing some of the key information to take away from your exploration of ADO.NET.

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