ADO.NET is an object-oriented set of libraries that allows you to interact with data sources.
1.It is a COM based library.
2.Classic ADO requires active connection with the data store.
3.Locking feature is available.
4.Data is stored in binary format.
5.XML integration is not possible.
1.It is a CLR based library.
2.ADO.NET architecture works while the data store is disconnected.
3.Locking feature is not available.
4.Data is stored in XML.
5.XML integration is possible.