See you in Barcelona for Tech Ed EMEA Dev

Looking forward to seeing lots of familiar faces and meeting new ones starting December 10th at Tech Ed EMEA!  While I ran the Windows Mobile track for Tech Ed North America last June in Orlando, this time around I’ll just be delivering a couple of presentations and spending most of my time helping empower delegates…

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Chapter 1 of my new Book is Ready!

Mobile Data Synchronization with Microsoft SQL Server 2005 and SQL Server Compact > Second Edition Achieving Global Scalability via Merge Replication Republishing Download and review the PDF from my Windows Live SkyDrive @ http://cid-8b9c82da88af61fc.skydrive.live.com/self.aspx/Sync/Ch%201.pdf The new book shows you how to scale out your Merge Replication Architecture with Republishing.  It’s chock full of new insight…

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My New Book is Now Available!

“Windows Mobile Data Synchronization with SQL Server 2005 and SQL Server Compact 3.1” is now available in print!  Those of you in the continental U.S. can just buy it directly from the Hood Canal Press site at http://www.hoodcanalpress.com/catalog.htm and get free ground shipping.  It’s on Amazon in the U.S. so you can order it at http://www.amazon.com/Windows-Mobile-Synchronization-Server-Compact/dp/0979891205/ref=sr_1_13?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1199744085&sr=1-13 as well.  At Amazon UK…

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Windows Mobile Partner Summit Day 1

The Windows Mobile Partner Summit is going great and the event looks to be twice as big as last year.  It’s always nice to reconnect with our partner community.  Steve Hegenderfer was kind enough to allow me to bring my rack of servers to his event.  This time, I have a much lighter, 24U half rack which is…

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What can we learn from the new Amazon Kindle?

As an author and admirer of iconic mobile devices, I’m totally jazzed by Amazon’s new Kindle device.  For those of you who haven’t read about this, Amazon just launched its own mobile reading device today that uses a high-resolution, electronic paper display to read books, newspapers, blogs and magazines on-the-go.  Obviously, we’re not strangers to…

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New Mobile Merge Replication Benchmarks

I just finished up a week of teaching attendees at the Dev Connections conference how to setup and use mobile merge replication to sync data between their Windows Mobile devices and SQL Server 2005.  As usual, I brought along my favorite teaching tool, my portable data center, to take attendees on deep dives of the 4…

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