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Using Typed Datasets - criteria?

What is the main advantage of using a typed dataset?  I am trying to model a bunch of data being inserted from several aspx pages and wondering if I should just have a basic class that holds it in memory or if I should use a typed dataset and allow the data adapter to do the update for me (mapped to a stored proc).

My leaning at this point is not to use the typed dataset; there won't be any manipulation of data on the client side, I am rather building a row to do an insert into a table.  There would be overhead associated with the dataset that I'm not convinced would be beneficial.  Hm....

Any criteria anyone can think of?

Thanks much,

David Seruyange

David Seruyange
Wednesday, November 06, 2002

Check out the pros and cons at the end of this article:
http://www.dotnetjunkies.com/base/articles/6062/20020325/20022503T9101_printall.aspx

Andrew Lewis
Wednesday, November 06, 2002

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