SQL Azure Data Sync – Moving Schema from Compact Database to SQL Azure

Update 12/11: Fixing a typo in the code as pointed by the commenter. With yesterdays announcement of the Microsoft Sync Framework Power Pack for SQL Azure, we have had questions on how to move sync schema from SQL Compact database up to SQL Azure. The power pack only comes with tools to automate the sync schema…

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Announcing Microsoft Sync Framework Power Pack For SQL Azure CTP

PDC 2009 starts today and Ray Ozzie and Bob Muglia kicked off todays keynote presentation. It gives me great pleasure to announce the public availability of the MSF power pack for SQL Azure. Its a CTP and we are really excited to see people download this and provide feedback around the direction we are heading…

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MSF V2 DeepDive – Batching Directory and Batch Files

This is a continuation from the previous post I did explaining the new memory based batching feature for Database providers in MSF V2. Please refer to that post at MSF V2 CTP2 Deep Dive – Memory Based Batching. This is probably a good time to mention that the final version of MSF V2 has been…

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PDC 2009 and Sync related sessions

PDC 2009 is next week and I wanted to have a quick post on some of the sessions about Microsoft Sync Framework. Using the Microsoft Sync Framework to Connect Apps to the Cloud http://microsoftpdc.com/Sessions/SVC23  – Come hear how the Microsoft Sync Framework can be used to bridge on-premises data to SQL Azure and Windows Azure…

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MSF V2 CTP2 Deep Dive – Memory Based Batching

Its been quite a while since I posted about MSF v2 CTP2. As promised in my earlier posts I will be doing a series of deep-dive of the new SyncServices features added in MSF V2 CTP2. Today I am starting off with the Batching feature. One of the most common feedback we received with the…

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Announcing Sync Framework 2.0 CTP2

We just released CTP2 of Microsoft Sync Framework V2. Check out the blog entry at http://blogs.msdn.com/sync/archive/2009/06/04/announcing-sync-framework-2-0-ctp2.aspx for details on major new features.  We have so much to talk about Sync Services for ADO.NET in this release that I cannot fit all of these in one blog. For starters here are the big features we have crammed…

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Looking for volunteers for Project Huron Early Adopter Program

Ever since we announced Project Huron at PDC last year we have been hard at work trying to scope out the scenarios for our V1 release. Due to resource contstraints we decided to scope out the Access to Cloud publish use case for V1. We instead decided to concentrate more on sharing Sql Server and…

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SyncServicesADO.NET Survery

We are looking for some SyncServices for ADO.NET users (both Hub spoke and peer to peer toplogy) to take a survey and answer questions on how they handle custom conflict resolution and business logic processing. Please head over to http://blogs.msdn.com/sync/archive/2009/04/07/custom-conflict-resolution-survey.aspx and leave your responses as comments to that post. This will go a long way in…

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DbSyncProvider WCF Based Synchronization– Memory Performance Analysis Of DataSet Binary SerializationFormat Vs DataSet Surrogates

I had posted earlier about the memory performance when using default DataSet serialization behavior vs. using a Surrogate. Users had some questions on how the DataSet surrogate compared with the DataSet’s Remoting SerializationFormat. With .Net Fx 2.0 DataSet shipped support for serializing DataSet in Binary in addition to the default XML format. I decided to…

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New Microsoft Sync Framework case study data available.

We recently updated our official MSF blog with three new Customer Spotlight case study data detailing how customers are using Microsoft Sync Framework to develop new synchronization scenarios. Here are the links to the posts. Flip Client: http://blogs.msdn.com/sync/archive/2009/02/10/customer-spotlight-interscape-flip-for-the-mobile-sales-workforce.aspx Sync2DB: http://blogs.msdn.com/sync/archive/2009/02/06/customer-spotlight-sync2db-outlook-to-database-synchronization.aspx Windows Live toolbar: http://blogs.msdn.com/sync/archive/2009/02/11/internal-customer-spotlight-synchronization-scalability-and-live-toolbar.aspx Having Windows Live toolbar build on top of MSF to synchronize favorites…

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