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Multiple Active Result Sets (MARS)

Multiple Active Result Sets (MARS) is a feature that allows the execution of multiple batches on a single connection. In previous versions, only one batch could be executed at a time against a single connection. Executing multiple batches with MARS does not imply simultaneous execution of operations.

Enabling Multiple Active Result Sets (MARS)

Discusses how to use MARS with SQL Server 2005.

Manipulating Data (MARS)

Provides examples of coding MARS applications.

Asynchronous Operations (ADO.NET)

Provides details on using the new asynchronous features in ADO.NET.