Interesting article in ?MSDN:
Component Object Model (COM) marshaling involves two primary concepts; the passing of data from one process or thread to another, and the synchronization of threads accessing a COM object. While there are many books that detail the concepts of COM marshaling, this article details more specifically how ADO handles COM marshaling. This is important specifically when passing recordsets across process boundaries or sharing ADO objects among threads. Understanding ADO marshaling can help you to understand your options and limitations when using ADO in the middle tier.
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