SQL Server Compact Edition at Tech Ed EMEA

A number of us will be traveling to Barcelona Spain to present at Tech Ed EMEA.  We’ll have several sessions talking about SQLce, our new sync runtime, and some insight to what we’re doing with the future of the Microsoft Client Platform. Looking at all the trackbacks to my blog, I’ve been impressed with how…


SQL Server Everywhere Gets a New Name

You know you’ve got a successful product when everyone cares about the name.  Since we’ve posted the June CTP, we’ve received feedback that the name was causing some confusion with some partner products.  We care a lot about the partner community and have decided to change the name, again.And the new name is….SQL Server Compact…


Occasionally Connected Systems Sync Framework

Recently I’ve been giving some presentations on our upcoming sync framework.  This new sync framework is designed to fill the void between the simplicity of RDA (Remote Data Access), full featured, but complex, Merge Replication, and raw components of DataSet.  This new sync framework is designed to work over services, 2 tier and work with…


SQL Server Everywhere Edition Case Studies

Blogs introduced a new communication mechanism allowing us to reach new and different customers.  I’ve had lots of comments and questions from people around the world and it’s been fun to hear the different scenarios you’ve been asking for.  We’ll be launching SQL Server Everywhere Edition soon.  If you’ve got interesting scenarios where you’re using…


Live From Redmond: Offline Data Synchronization and Caching for Smart Clients w/SQL Server Everywhere Edition (SSEv)

On Wednesday, August 16th I’ll be giving a live webcast on building offline clients: Wednesday, August 16, 2006 9:00 AM Pacific Time (US & Canada) You can register here: http://msevents.microsoft.com/cui/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?EventID=1032303880&EventCategory=4&culture=en-US&CountryCode=US The abstract description is as follows: One of the advantages of Smart Client development is supporting cached or fully disconnected operations. Built on the proven…


Win 2k support and VB6 samples for SQL Server Everywhere Edition (SSEv)

The purpose of releasing the CTP of SQL Server Everywhere Edition (SSEv) was to get feedback. We’ve gotten lots of feedback and we really appreciate it. Win2k SupportOne of the areas was needing support for Win2k as it’s still used widely in organizations. In reality, Win2k does work, we simply were trying to manage our…


Screencast of Deployment Options for SQL Server Compact

Another video in the SQL Server Everywhere Edition series demonstrating the deployment options for SQL Server Everywhere Edition.  In this screencast I talk about the Admin, Central, MSI deployment model with the assistance of ClickOnce bootstrappers as well as the private deployment model.enjoy,Steve


Video of installing the SQL Server Everywhere Edition CTP

To get a feel for what it means to install the SQL Server Everywhere Edition CTP here’s a video that describes the installation experience and the impact to your machine.  This covers the download from: SQL Server 2005 Everywhere Edition CTP Download  The video also covers how to install the ClickOnce bootstrapper package within Visual…