Microsoft.Data.SqlClient 4.1.0 The ID prefix of this package has been reserved for one of the owners of this package by Prefix Reserved

.NET Core 3.1 .NET Standard 2.0 .NET Framework 4.6.1
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Install-Package Microsoft.Data.SqlClient -Version 4.1.0
dotnet add package Microsoft.Data.SqlClient --version 4.1.0
<PackageReference Include="Microsoft.Data.SqlClient" Version="4.1.0" />
For projects that support PackageReference, copy this XML node into the project file to reference the package.
paket add Microsoft.Data.SqlClient --version 4.1.0
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#r "nuget: Microsoft.Data.SqlClient, 4.1.0"
#r directive can be used in F# Interactive, C# scripting and .NET Interactive. Copy this into the interactive tool or source code of the script to reference the package.
// Install Microsoft.Data.SqlClient as a Cake Addin
#addin nuget:?package=Microsoft.Data.SqlClient&version=4.1.0

// Install Microsoft.Data.SqlClient as a Cake Tool
#tool nuget:?package=Microsoft.Data.SqlClient&version=4.1.0
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Provides the data provider for SQL Server. These classes provide access to versions of SQL Server and encapsulate database-specific protocols, including tabular data stream (TDS)

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Microsoft SQL Server database provider for Entity Framework Core.

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