NET, the Dll Path registry value of type REG_SZ will be set to the %ORACLE_HOME%\bin directory where the corresponding dependent DLLs are installed. NET will simply rely on the application directory and PATH for loading dependent unmanaged DLLs. ==================================================================== 1.
NET\\Dll Pathiii) directories specified by the PATH environment variable Upon an install of ODP. Data notices it has loaded a mismatching version of a dependent unmanaged DLL. For more information on the XML DATE and TIMESTAMP formats in the XML Schema specification, see For more information on DATE and TIMESTAMP formats in generated XML, read Oracle XML DB Developer’s Guide. It should be changed from “Dynamic” to “True” (default).
Provider-specific NULL values are accepted as input parameter values and can also be returned as output parameter values.
If the application requests for provider-specific types to be retrieved from an Oracle Data Reader or an Oracle Parameter or populated into a Data Set, NULL values will be represented as provider-specific NULL values. NET Framework 1.x will continue to represent NULL valuesas DBNull.
NET supports PL/SQL Associative Array (formerly known as PL/SQL Index-By Tables) binding. NET has introduced a new connection string attribute “validate connection” that should be set to true in order to validate connections coming out of the pool. Note that validation causes a round trip to the database for each connection coming out of the pool, which is very expansive in terms of performance.