In this article you can see how to work with XML documents with the help of ADO.NET. In this there are two approaches to work with XML and ADO. 1. You can use ADO.NET to access XML documents. 2. You can use ADO.NET and XML to access XML. Apart from this, you can access RDBMS using ADO.NET and XML.NET. First we will see how to read XML using a Dataset Reading XML using a Dataset Normally in ADO.NET, we can access the data using the Dataset class. The Dataset class implements methods and properties to work with XML documents.