Data Reader. Get Stream(Int32) Method
Retrieves binary, image, varbinary, UDT, and variant data types as a Stream.
public: override System::IO::Stream ^ GetStream(int i);
public override System.IO.Stream GetStream (int i);
override this.GetStream : int -> System.IO.Stream
Public Overrides Function GetStream (i As Integer) As Stream
The zero-based column ordinal.
A stream object.
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.
For more information, see SqlClient Streaming Support.