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.
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Enabling Multiple Active Result Sets
Discusses how to use MARS with SQL Server.
Provides examples of coding MARS applications.
Provides details on using the new asynchronous features in ADO.NET.