SqlCeConnection.Database Property

Gets the name of the current database or the database to be used when a connection is open.

Namespace: System.Data.SqlServerCe
Assembly: System.Data.SqlServerCe (in system.data.sqlserverce.dll)


Public Overrides ReadOnly Property Database As String
Dim instance As SqlCeConnection
Dim value As String

value = instance.Database
public override string Database { get; 
virtual property String^ Database {
    String^ get () override;
/** @property */
public String get_Database ()
public override function get Database () : String

Property Value

The name of the current database or the name of the database to be used when a connection is open. The default value is an empty string. For SQL Server Mobile, the value for this property should be the full path of the database file; for example, "\myApp\myDB.sdf".


The Database property updates dynamically. If you change the current database using the ChangeDatabase method, an informational message is sent and the property is updated automatically.

.NET Framework Security

  • Full trust for the immediate caller. This member cannot be used by partially trusted code. For more information, see .


Windows CE, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

Version Information

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0

See Also


SqlCeConnection Class
SqlCeConnection Members
System.Data.SqlServerCe Namespace