Retrieves binary, image, varbinary, UDT, and variant data types as a Stream.
Assembly: System.Data (in System.Data.dll)
The connection drops or is closed during the data retrieval.
The SqlDataReader is closed during the data retrieval.
There is no data ready to be read (for example, the first Read hasn't been called, or returned false).
Tried to read a previously-read column in sequential mode.
There was an asynchronous operation in progress. This applies to all Get* methods when running in sequential mode, as they could be called while reading a stream.
Trying to read a column that does not exist.
The returned type was not one of the types below:
Null values will be returned as an empty (zero bytes) Stream.
The following Stream members are not available for objects returned by :
For more information, see SqlClient Streaming Support From SQL Server to the Application.
Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)
The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.