_What exactly is the relation, and the interactions between, unmanaged and managed contexts?_ Now, I do know the basics, but not much more. Managed contexts are very undocumented, and I'm not sure I know much about them (I'd particularly like to understand when and why they are created by the runtime), but how they relate to unmanaged contexts is even more misterious (to me, at least). > > So, for example, as I understand it, a ContextBoundObject-derived object will be bound to a managed context, while a ServicedComponent-derived object is furthermore constrained to be bound to an unmanaged COM+ context. However, that's doesn't say all that much. For example, is there always a managed context for every unmanaged context? Or can an unmanaged context contain multiple managed contexts? Or are managed ContextBoundObject-derived objects _context-agile_ with respect to unmanaged contexts? [[Commonality](http://www.winterdom.com/weblog/)] > >
I found this document the other day when looking for Enterprise Services context related stuff:
[Understanding Enterprise Services in .NET](http://www.gotdotnet.com/team/xmlentsvcs/espaper.aspx) > >
It talks about the contexts and how they relate to unmanaged COM(+) stuff.