CHAPTER 11

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Coding for Concurrency

“It has been my observation that most people get ahead during the time that others waste.”

—Henry Ford

Concurrency is all about having the computer utilize all of its resources simultaneously, or basically having more than one thing done at the same time when serving multiple users (technically, in SQL Server, you open multiple requests, on one or more connections). Even if you haven’t done much with multiple users, if you know anything about computing you probably are familiar with the term multitasking. The key here is that when multiple processes or users are accessing the same resources, each user ...

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