IBM Informix .NET Data Provider Open Beta

IDS .NET Data Provider support for the .NET Framework 2.0 is available with Beta Drop. This drop also includes performance enhancements to the provider. The open beta drops will also include IDS .NET Data Provider for .NET Framework 1.1. The performance enhancements are included in both the IDS .NET Data Providers.

In addition to the .NET Data Provider for 2.0, there is also a collection of add-ins to the Microsoft(R) Visual Studio .NET 2005 IDE. The add-ins will simplify the creation of applications that use the ADO.NET interface. IBM Database Add-Ins for Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 are available with Beta drop now.

Beta Drop 2 - Delivered 01/27
Content:  IDS .NET Data Provider support for the .NET Framework 2.0
IBM Database Add-Ins for Microsoft Visual Studio 2005
IDS .NET Data Provider support for the .NET Framework 2.0
 
Beta Refresh - Planned Mid - Feb
Content:  Defect fixes.

The Open beta is requires an IBM id and password (same as developerWorks) and is available at IBM Informix .NET Data Provider Open Beta website.

Support for the open will be provided via a QuickPlace that has been set-up to include the support forum other technical and educational information. Upon downloading the product from the open beta website, you will receive an email giving you access to the QuickPlace. If you have problems accessing the QuickPlace, please send a note to Paul Read (paul_read at uk dot ibm dot com)