[Mono-list] Best way for connecting to a Database

Abe Gillespie abe.gillespie at gmail.com
Mon Mar 28 14:32:15 EDT 2011

Either use the ADO.Net MySQL driver or you can do something like LinqToSql
with Devart's product (I've had great success using it for Postgres on
Linux, Mac, and Windows and it's medium price is worth leaving the hassle of
DbLinq behind).

Disclaimer, my personal opinion: with that said, Pg is a superior database
to MySQL.  For a free ADO.Net driver, see


On Mon, Mar 28, 2011 at 2:05 PM, Francisco M. Marzoa Alonso <
francisco at marzoa.com> wrote:

> Hello,
> What's the best way to connect to a database?
> The method should be portable and run indistinctly on both Windows and
> Linux.
> For now I want to use a Mysql database, but in the future this
> application may use another database servers.
> Thanks in advance,
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