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BUG #: 55798 (SQLBUG_70)
When using the SQLOLEDB provider with client side cursors and prepared statements, the performance is slower than with SQL Server 6.5 and ODBC. When tracing the SQL statements sent by the client application with SQL Server Profiler, a sequence of statements similar to the following can be observed:
SQL Server 7.0
SQL Server 6.5
As shown in the SQL trace, under these circumstances the SQLOLEDB provider first prepares the statement but sends it again to get the rows for the client side cursor.
To work around this problem, try either of the following:
Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in SQL Server 7.0. This problem has been corrected in U.S. Service Pack 2 for Microsoft SQL Server 7.0. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
254561For more information, contact your primary support provider.
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/254561/ )INF: How to Obtain Service Pack 2 for Microsoft SQL Server 7.0 and Microsoft Data Engine (MSDE) 1.0