Installing and Using the ADO.NET driver

Follow this procedure to install and use the GemFire XD ADO.NET driver.

  1. Install the ADO.NET client DLL and other ADO.NET components using the installer MSI file. See Installing GemFire XD ADO.NET Components.
  2. Add a reference in your project to the Pivotal.Data.GemFireXD.dll. This DLL is installed in a version-specific directory under C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\assembly\GAC_MSIL\Pivotal.Data.GemFireXD.
  3. Reference the driver namespace in each source file where you want to use GemFire XD components. For example, include this directive with all other references required in your application:
    using Pivotal.Data.GemFireXD;