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Official ADO.NET Driver for CUBRID is now available


We are very happy to announce that the official public beta version of CUBRID ADO.NET driver is now available for download.

This beta release features:

  • 100% Fully-managed code. Does not require any local CUBRID component installation.
  • Open source code, released under GPL v2 license.
  • Implementation of the CUBRID 8.4 (sockets) communication protocol.
  • BLOB/CLOB support.
  • Implementation of all main classes in ADO.NET model.
  • Extended classes implementation (SchemaProvider, CommandBuilder etc.).
  • Test cases. There are 70 scenario test cases.
  • Driver implementation documentation, in CHM format.
  • Localization support built-in. For now, only English messages are released.
  • Unit test:  In progress, completing the overall test coverage.
  • Various demos. In progress. UI, VB.NET, NHibernate etc.


  • The library beta release (CUBRID.Data.dll)
  • The Release notes
  • The CHM driver documentation
  • The development documentation (internal)
  • Scenarios test cases (70)

Known issues/TODOs

  • 5 test cases needs investigation
  • Unit tests must be enabled to add more coverage; same goes for scenario test cases
  • More testing is required to identify remaining issues
  • The CHM documentation must be reviewed (and improved)
  • Tutorials and User guides are not ready 
  • Code Analysis tool should be executed and issues fixed

Stable release

The stable release will be released at the end of this month (Dec. 2011) and will provide additional features such as:

  • An automatic driver installer.
  • More tutorials.
  • NHibernate Demo.
  • VB.NET Demo.
  • Unit tests (partial, depending on the resources available)

In the time left until the scheduled stable release, we will work on:

  • Preparing the rest of the components (Installer, Tutorials, etc.).
  • Fixing bugs.
  • Adding more test coverage.
  • Improvements

Getting Started

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