README How to obtain FAST_FORWARD cursor
Updated: 17 July 2006
The following example shows how to set the rowset properties to obtain a FAST_FORWARD cursor. After the properties are set, a SELECT statement is executed to retrieve and display the Name
column of the Purchasing.Vendor
table in the AdventureWorks
database. This sample is not supported on IA64.
For more information on this sample, see How to obtain FAST_FORWARD cursor
in Books Online.
This sample uses Visual C++.
Before running this sample, make sure the following software is installed:
- SQL Server 2005 or SQL Server 2005 Express Edition (SQL Server Express) including Database Engine. You can download SQL Server Express from the Microsoft Download Center.
- The AdventureWorks database which is included with SQL Server 2005, and is also available at the Microsoft SQL Server Developer Center.
- The SQL Server 2005 Database Engine samples. These samples are included with SQL Server 2005. You can download the latest version of the samples at the Microsoft SQL Server Developer Center.
- .NET Framework SDK 2.0 or Microsoft Visual Studio 2005. You can obtain .NET Framework SDK free of charge. See Installing the .NET Framework SDK.
Building the Sample
- This sample connects to your computer's default SQL Server instance. To connect to a named instance, change the connection string from L"(local)" to L"(local)\name" , where name is the named instance. By default, SQL Server Express installs to a named instance.
- If you are using Visual Studio, load the GetFastForwardCursor.sln file and build it.
- If you are using MSBuild.exe, invoke MSBuild.exe at a command prompt, passing it the GetFastForwardCursor.sln file: * MSBuild GetFastForwardCursor.sln *
Running the Sample
- From Visual Studio, invoke Start Without Debugging (CTRL+F5).
- If you built with MSBuild.exe, invoke GetFastForwardCursor.exe.
| Release || History |
| 17 July 2006 || Changed content: Clarified and updated prerequisites including the Web site for downloading the samples. New content: Added information on connecting to a named instance. |
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