dotConnect for PostgreSQL is an enhanced data provider built over ADO.NET architecture and a development framework with a number of innovative technologies. With state of the art ORM solutions such as Entity Framework and LINQ to SQL, it introduces new approaches for designing applications and boosts productivity of database application development. dotConnect for PostgreSQL offers both high performance connectivity to the PostgreSQL database and a number of innovative development tools and technologies. It support a wide range of PostgreSQL-specific features, such as secure SSL connections, PostgreSQL notifications, PostgreSQL bulk data loading, GEOMETRY, PostgreSQL ARRAY types, and others. It provides a vast number of GUI tools that increase your productivity. dotConnect for PostgreSQL offers enhanced ORM support with a bundled visual designer for ORM models - Entity Developer. dotConnect for PostgreSQL supports ADO.NET Entity Framework, NHibernate, and LinqConnect (formerly known as LINQ to PostgreSQL). Key Features: - Database Application Development Extensions. dotConnect for PostgreSQL has a rich set of design time tools that leverage the development process greatly. - PostgreSQL Advanced Features Support. dotConnect for PostgreSQL allows developers to harness full capabilities of the PostgreSQL server. dotConnect for PostgreSQL supports such PostgreSQL-specific features as secure SSL connections, PostgreSQL notifications, PostgreSQL bulk data loading and others. - Optimized Code. dotConnect for PostgreSQL assemblies are implemented using optimized code and advanced data access algorithms. - ORM Support. dotConnect for PostgreSQL offers enhanced ORM support with a bundled visual designer for ORM models - Entity Developer.