There are currently several .NET managed providers available to help MySQL users develop applications in the .NET environment using this native fast solution.
Some of the providers are:
dbProvider - http://www.einfodesigns.com/products.aspx
MySQLNet - http://sourceforge.net/projects/mysqlnet/
MySQLDriverCS - http://www.salleurl.edu/~manuellv/Public/english.8.1.html
Core Lab MySQLDirect .NET Driver - http://crlab.com/mysqlnet/
To use any of these providers, simply use them in your .net project and then upload the required .net dll to your \bin directory.
NOTE: At the time of viewing this FAQ, there may be additional mySQL .NET providers available.