Here are some links to Oracle resources that you’ll need if you want to use .Net to get data from Oracle (particularly .Net 2010 / 4.0):
Oracle driver download (they’ve deprecated the System.Data.Oracle driver that Microsoft originally developed for the release of .Net, this is Oracle’s .Net driver):
How to write code to fetch data from Oracle (this is without using the XSD dataset that exists in .Net):
FYI: Oracle data parms use colons, like so:
I’ll have to write something more verbose than this at some point. For the time being those links are useful.