EF6 and threading

EF6 and threading
I am converting a working legacy application to EF6 but do not know how to replace the threading.
In order to process a large amount of records, an extra table was created where each row contains the unique ID on the main table
AND a "busy" flag. This enabe multiple thread to interact with the entire database yet manage their contention using this table.
What can I do in EF6 which would give me this same capability?

And performance is a big concern since the row count is huge.
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Bob LearnedCommented:
That is a great question, but I am not sure that I have a handy dandy answer.  I was reading through this article lately, and it may or may not have the appropriate information that you are looking for.

Managing DbContext the right way with Entity Framework 6: an in-depth guide

Many services are heavily parallelized, either by taking advantage of async I/O or (more often) by simply distributing tasks across multiple threads via the TPL's Task.Run() or Parallel.Invoke() methods. So the way we manage our DbContext instances must play well with multi-threading and parallel programming in general. Most of the common approaches suggested to manage DbContext instances don't work at all in this scenario.

In .NET 4.5, ADO.NET introduced (at very long last) support for async database queries. Async support was then included in Entity Framework 6, allowing you to use a fully async workflow for all read and write queries made through EF.

Needless to say that whatever system you use to manage your DbContext instance must play well with Entity Framework's async features.

DbContext is not thread-safe

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