In order to target some framework packages in Visual Studio 2017 RC, you should ensure that you have the latest Windows Insider Preview release installed. This will require that you participate in the Windows Insider Program, which is Microsoft's platform for distributing pre-release versions of Windows 10 and the accompanying .NET Framework SDK's.

what do you mean it's not awaitable? but wait, i've referenced the correct assemblies and all of the method calls are in the correct form...so what gives?

In this post, I would like to talk about how to perform the same basic database programming that .NET developers quickly become familiar with in Microsoft SQL Server on an Oracle database.