Batch Updates

The DataSet object is designed with the assumption that optimistic concurrency is the default. As a container of disconnected data, the DataSet object accepts any sort of update to the rows it contains, so you can add new rows to any child table and update or delete existing rows. All these changes are persisted in memory and never get passed on to the database until the batch update is conducted. The batch update process starts when you call the Update method on a data adapter object and pass the DataSet as the argument. Prior to that, no change is applied to the database. When the batch update is completed, the DataSet changes are automatically committed to ensure consistency between the in-memory cache and the underlying database. ...

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