Before you start to developing .NET applications with CUBRID, you will need the CUBRID ADO.NET Data provider library (Cubrid.Data.dll). You have the options to:
You will also need:
The CUBRID .NET Provider is 100% full-managed .NET code, and it does not rely on any CUBRID library files. This means that the usage of the driver does not require any kind of CUBRID installation or files on the local machine.
For compiling and running the CUBRID ADO.NET Tutorials, you can use Microsoft Visual C# Express edition – download it from: http://www.microsoft.com/visualstudio/eng/downloads.
If you don't want any complications, you can install the driver by using the official Installer. Make sure that you run the installer with administrator rights.
If you choose to install using the default options (x86), the driver will be installed into this folder: C:\Program Files\CUBRID\CUBRID ADO.NET Data Provider 9.1.0.
You can also install it by yourself. Just choose the files you need and copy them to your computer, in a folder location of your choice.
Once the driver is installed, you will need to do two more things:
Remember, you can always choose to install the driver into GAC
The best way to install the driver library in GAC is to use the tblimp tool
(http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/tt0cf3sx%28v=vs.80%29.aspx) and to execute:
tlbimp.exe file.dll /out:Cubrid.Data.dll /keyfile:CUBRID.snk