Video: ODP.NET Database Connections: Using Connect Descriptors and Net Service Names
There are a number of ways Oracle Data Provider for .NET (ODP.NET) connects to the database. The most common method uses net service names to reference connect descriptors usually stored in the tnsnames.ora file. This video shows the varied ways to use connect descriptors and net service names to successfully connect ODP.NET applications to Oracle Database.
Production Release: ODAC 12.2c Release 1
ODAC 12.2c Release 1 includes support for Visual Studio 2017, .NET Framework 4.6.2 and 4.7, Database Resident Connection Pooling, and pooling support for pluggable databases and Edition-Based Redefinition. All ODAC installation types and components are available, including Oracle Developer Tools for Visual Studio.
Connecting .NET and Visual Studio to the Oracle Database Cloud Service
Learn how to connect your .NET applications and Visual Studio to Oracle Database as a Service, including the new Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service. These step by step tutorials will show how easy it is to use ODP.NET and Oracle Developer Tools for Visual Studio with the Oracle Database Cloud.
Oracle .NET Videos
Learn more about developing Oracle Database applications on .NET and Visual Studio on YouTube.