troubleshooting Question

Datareader vs dataset over Wan link

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whorsfallFlag for Australia asked on
.NET ProgrammingC#Microsoft SQL Server 2008
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Hi,

I have trying to do some connections to a remote database and do a whole lot of reads. No no writing back to the db. So I am doing this in .net using a SQLreader. However occasionally it seems to cause a timeout with other connections to the database from a separate application.

So I always have to open the db execute the sql reader then close the connection.

what I am wondering is if I am using the dataset method even though I might get lower speed would it be gentler on the db and less likely to cause issues. The other apps like my app connect over a wan link as does my application.

The issue they get seem to be timeout related as well.

I am also thinking since the sql reader has to iterate through each result it might then a dataset that gets it all back in one hit.

So please advise thanks on my best options.

Thanks,

Ward
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