PDC 2008 – Embedding SQL Server Compact In Desktop And Device Applications

This week I presented a session on SQL Server Compact.  Video Recording of the session is here.  The session focused on 3 main topics: Why SQL Server Compact “changes the game” for how you might think about leveraging a database in your app Performance of SQL Server Compact Interesting scenarios you can use a local…

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Privately Deploying SQL Server Compact with the ADO.NET Entity Provider

When privately deploying SQL Server Compact you will need to take a few extra steps if you wish to use the ADO.NET Entity Model.  Here’s some info on how to do it. Why the extra steps?The ADO.NET Entity model was designed as a mid-tier solution.  In the mid tier, IT owns the box and they…

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Evolution or Revolution for moving to offline architectures

There’s been a lot of talk, momentum and questioning for where and how occasionally connected designs fit into the application landscape.  There have been a lot of questions for “if and how” developers can take their existing apps “offline”.  There have been a number of efforts for enabling offline apps and some longer term plans. …

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