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by William R. Vaughn - Having problems importing large amounts of data? ADO.NET has only one method designed to help with this task: the SqlBulkCopy class exposed in ADO.NET 2.0.
ADO.NET 2.0 introduces enhancements to the .NET provider model and SQL Server managed provider, which go a long way towards getting better support for specific database features within the boundaries of a common object model.
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