ASP.NET Server does not process pages asynchronously

I have a page with button, and i want to load 2 data grids with data asynchronously by cliking the button.

This is the code of the page, I use jquery to make calls to other 2 pages that will yield me html.

<%@ Page Title="" Language="C#" MasterPageFile="~/MasterPage.master" AutoEventWireup="true" CodeFile="Test.aspx.cs" Inherits="Solutions_CashCenter_StockManagement_Test_Test" %>
<asp:Content ID="Content2" ContentPlaceHolderID="cphCenter" Runat="Server">
<style type="text/css">
    #wait {
    background: #febf00;
<script src='<%= ResolveUrl("../../../../Scripts/jquery-1.4.1.js") %>' type="text/javascript"></script>
<script type="text/javascript">
    $(function () {
        .ajaxStart(function () { $(this).show(); })
        .ajaxStop(function () { $(this).hide(); });

        $('input:button').live('click', loadData);

    function loadData() {
        $.get("Source.aspx", {},
        function (data) {

        alert('This alert is asynchronous (1st)');

        $.get("Source2.aspx", {},
        function (data) {

        alert('This alert is asynchronous (2nd)');
<div id="test13">
    <input type="button" id="btnLoad" value="Load" />
<div id="a1"></div>
<div id="a2"></div>
<div id="wait">Please wait <img src="ajax-loading.gif" /></div>

Then I have 2 aspx pages, Source1.aspx and Source2.aspx. They only containe a gridDataView and little code in OnLoad event.

<%@ Page Language="C#" AutoEventWireup="true" CodeFile="Source.aspx.cs" Inherits="Solutions_CashCenter_StockManagement_Test_Source" %>
<form runat="server">
<cc1:GridDataView runat="server" ID="gridTest" >
<asp:SqlDataSource ID="dsTest" runat="server" ConnectionString="<%$ ConnectionStrings:WebPortalConnectionString %>"
    ProviderName="<%$ ConnectionStrings:WebPortalConnectionString.ProviderName %>">


dsTest.SelectCommand = "SELECT 'test1', 'test2', 'test3'";
this.gridTest.DataSourceID = "dsTest";

And the same for the second page, but with different data for the grid.

What I have in result is that both alerts happen at once, but the grids are loaded one after one, that is 1st grid appears after 5 seconds, and then second one appers after another 5 sec.
That is the server does not actually process them concurrently.

What am I doing wrong and how should I organize all to work as I need?


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Method 1

This is happens because the session locks the page reads.
So when the one page is loading, the session lock all the rest request until is finish and send the page.

To make it work you need ether to disabled the session on this pages, ether use handler that is not have by default session lock.

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