SQL Server Everywhere – SQL Mobile Unleashed

Today Paul Flessner announced that SQL Mobile will be released as SQL Server Everywhere Edition.   http://www.microsoft.com/sql/letter.mspx Details are yet to be announced.  But to get a feel for what the new product will do, check out this walkthrough: The little database that could. Steve

VSLive San Francisco Presentations

At VSLive I presented two sessions.  One for Occasionally Connected Smart Clients and another on Advancements in Data Access.   The Occasionally Connected Smart Client session focused on what we’re working on post VS 2005.  Some of which should be in Orcas, some of which will follow afterwards.  Mostly the session was about providing an overview…


Embedding SQL Server Express into Custom Applications

Rob Walters, from the SQL Team, and I worked on an article for working with SQL Express in Windows Forms applications.  There are a couple of quirks when it comes to Click Once that have been included in this MSDN article. http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/library/en-us/dnsse/html/EmSQLExCustApp.asp Steve


PDC05 – Windows Forms: Occasionally Connected Smart Clients

At PDC I presented a session covering Occasionally Connected Smart Clients that can leverage SQL Server Mobile, RDA, ClickOnce running in the background.  The sample contains some early thinking on where we’re heading post Whidbey, in addition to what can be done today with Visual Studio 2005 (Whidbey). Code Samples for August CTP of Visual Studio…


The little database that could. Deploying SQL Mobile as a local / single user database across Microsoft Mobile devices

UPDATE – April 6th 2006, Paul Flessner announced that SQL Mobile will released as SQL Server Everywhere Edition.  http://www.microsoft.com/sql/letter.mspx This will be the first of a several part series of blogicles that cover some of the thinking we’re doing around the Occasionally Connected scenarios, and what you can do today with Visual Studio 2005.   …ok,…

Tech Ed ’05: Client and Middle Tier Data Caching with SQL Server 2005

Last week Pablo Castro and I presented two topics related to caching.  Pablo presented caching datasets in memory and Service Broker for use in ASP.net projects.  The second half of the presentation covered how to cache data on the client.  The demos I presented were geared around caching for longer periods of time then what…