Connecting to AlloyDB
Establishing a Connection shows how to authenticate to AlloyDB and configure any necessary connection properties. You can also configure provider capabilities through the available Connection properties, from data modeling to firewall traversal. The Advanced Settings section shows how to set up more advanced configurations and troubleshoot connection errors.
Connecting from Visual Studio
The CData ADO.NET Provider for AlloyDB provides a seamless integration with Microsoft Visual Studio. The provider is registered as an ADO.NET provider with Visual Studio, allowing for integration with visual designer tools, Server Explorer, and ADO.NET data source configuration wizards.
Visual Studio Version Support
The CData ADO.NET Provider for AlloyDB supports Visual Studio versions 2012 and above.
.NET Version Support
The CData ADO.NET Provider for AlloyDB supports .NET Framework 4.0 and above as well as .NET Standard 2.0.
AlloyDB Version Support
AlloyDB is built from PostgreSQL, starting from PostgreSQL version 14 compatibility (Google will maintain AlloyDB parallel to new versions of PostgreSQL). The provider enables access to AlloyDB via PostgreSQL connectivity standards.