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SQL Anywhere 10.0.1 » SQL Anywhere Server - Programming » SQL Anywhere .NET Data Provider

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Accessing and manipulating data

With the SQL Anywhere .NET Data Provider, there are two ways you can access data: using the SACommand object or using the SADataAdapter object.

There is no performance impact from using the SADataReader within an SACommand object to fetch rows from the database rather than the SADataAdapter object.

Using the SACommand object to retrieve and manipulate data
Using the SADataAdapter object to access and manipulate data
Obtaining primary key values
Handling BLOBs
Obtaining time values