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What is the preferred way to access SQL Anywhere from a .NET Core 3.1 application?

Last December (2019) the question produced a statement from SAP, "there are no plans to add .NET Core support to SQL Anywhere clients at this time."

We would like to write a REST .NET web service in C# .NET Core 3.1, accessing a SQL Anywhere 16 or 17 database.


asked 19 Oct '20, 11:04

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We use ODBC. First get a SQL Anywhere ODBC connection working. Then in your Core project install the nuget package System.Data.Odbc. You can then use OdbcConnection etc to access your data.

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answered 20 Oct '20, 07:33

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Thanks. And it looks like connection pooling is supported, which is important.

(20 Oct '20, 08:43) dharrel
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