OLE DB How-to Topics
SQL Server Native Client (SNAC) is not supported beyond SQL Server 2012. Avoid using SNAC in new development work, and plan to modify applications that currently use it. The Microsoft ODBC Driver for SQL Server provides native connectivity from Windows to Microsoft SQL Server and Microsoft Azure SQL Database.
To use the SQL Server Native Client OLE DB provider, you have to understand how to make a connection to the server, execute the command, and process the results.