Provides an easy and efficient way to use InterSystems IRIS from .NET applications. The InterSystems IRIS Managed Provider is unique in that it offers simultaneous relational (SQL) and object access to data via a common API and without requiring any object-to-relational mapping. See Using the InterSystems IRIS Managed Provider for .NET.
Enables you to instantiate an external .NET object and manipulate it as if it were a native object within InterSystems IRIS. See Using the Gateway for .NET. Note that you can also use the .NET Gateway in a production.
Provides extremely rapid storage and retrieval of structured data. XEP provides ways to control schema generation for optimal mapping of complex data structures, but schemas for simpler data structures can often be generated and used without modification.