DataDirect has released the much anticipated Beta of their DataDirect Connect for ADO.NET Entity Framework provider for Oracle!

DataDirect’s Beta release of its Entity Framework provider for Oracle offers:

  • 100% managed code architecture
  • Superior performance and including integrated performance tunability wizards functional with the Entity Framework
  • 7 x 24 phone, email, and web-based technical support.
  • Support for security features including Kerberos and SSL
  • Supports reliability features including application failover and Oracle RAC
  • Support for key Oracle features including schemas, REF CURSORs, and packages
  • Extensive Oracle data type support including BLOB, BLOB, BINARY, and XML
  • Provides interoperable platform for future DataDirect ADO.NET Entity Framework providers

For more information or to download the Beta check out


-Elisa Flasko
Program Manager, Data Programmability