3.2.1 Abstract Data Model

This section describes a conceptual model of possible data organization that an implementation maintains to participate in this protocol. The described organization is provided to facilitate the explanation of how the protocol behaves. This document does not mandate that implementations adhere to this model provided that their external behavior is consistent with that described in this document.

A SQL Server Resolution Protocol client does not need to maintain any state data except for the knowledge of the request sent to the server.