OLE DB Provider for Commerce Server
An OLE DB provider is a COM component that accepts calls to the OLE DB API and processes that request against the data source. OLE DB Provider for Commerce Server provides two distinct paths of functionality. The Fastload property passed in the connection string determines which of these functionalities is used.
The Profiling System is mainly concerned with single insertions and queries and the ability of the provider to aggregate profile data across multiple data stores.
The Data Warehouse concentrates on bulk insertion and the ability of the provider to automatically instantiate the parent classes when a child class is created.
This section contains:
- Data. Describes the data types and their formats supported by OLE DB Provider for Commerce Server.
- OLE DB Interface Support. Lists the supported OLE DB 2.5 objects and interfaces.
- Data Warehouse, Analysis, and OLE DB Provider. Describes the functionalities of OLE DB Provider for Commerce Server as they are used by the Data Warehouse and Analysis.
- Profiling System and OLE DB. Describes the functionalities of OLE DB Provider for Commerce Server as they are used by the Profiling System.
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