SqlClient Timeouts Revealed

Just some notes from recent discussions internal and external of how timeouts work with SqlClient.  First a classification of where timeouts can occur with SqlClient: When attempting to get a connection from the SqlClient connection pool When attempting to create a new fresh connection to server (not getting one from pool) When sending a command…

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Why Can’t I Log Into SQL Server?

Even though I’ve been working on the SQL Server protocol layer for the past 3 years I still have those days where I scratch my head because I cannot connect to my SQL Server.   I have to agree it can be frustrating sometimes.  Usually, once you get it working, it stays working, which is a…

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