The name of the provider to be used to cache data.
You can cache to any database for which you have an ADO.NET provider . The caching database is determined based on the CacheProvider and CacheConnection properties.
The following sections show connection examples and address other requirements for several popular database drivers. Refer to CacheConnection for more information on typical connection properties.
Loading the Caching Database's Driver
The CacheProvider property specifies the name of the DbProviderFactory used to cache data. You can find the provider factories available to you in your machine.config.
The connector simplifies SQLite configuration; in most caching scenarios, you need to specify only the CacheLocation.
To cache to MySQL, you can use the included CData ADO.NET Provider for MySQL:
Cache Provider=System.Data.CData.MySQL;Cache Connection='Server=localhost;Port=3306;Database=cache;User=root;Password=123456';User=myUser;Password=myPassword;Security Token=myToken;
You can use the Microsoft .NET Framework Provider for SQL Server, included in the .NET Framework, to cache to SQL Server:
Cache Provider=System.Data.SqlClient;Cache Connection="Server=MyMACHINE\MyInstance;Database=SQLCACHE;User ID=root;Password=admin";
To cache to Oracle, you can use the Oracle Data Provider for .NET, as shown in the following example:
Cache Provider=Oracle.DataAccess.Client;Cache Connection='User Id=scott;Password=tiger;Data Source=ORCL';
The Oracle Data Provider for .NET also requires the Oracle Database Client. When you download the Oracle Database Client, ensure that the bitness matches the the bitness of your machine. When you install select either the Runtime or Administrator installation type;, the Instant Client is not sufficient.
You can use the Npgsql ADO.NET provider to cache to PostgreSQL, as shown in the following example: