SQL Server Everywhere Edition CTP is here

Today, June 12th, we released the first CTP of SQL Server Everywhere Edition (SSEv).  www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=85e0c3ce-3fa1-453a-8ce9-af6ca20946c3&displaylang=enThe main SQL site will also be updated to include info on SQL Server Everywhere Edition: www.Microsoft.com/Sql/Everywhere This release has a couple of key features: Now supported on Windows XP, Windows 2003 and yes Vista |DataDirectory| macro for dynamic database location…

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VSLive Toronto 06 – Occasionally Connected Systems & Advancements in Data Access

Now that we’ve gone public with SQL Server Everywhere Edition I was able to talk a little more openly about some of our Occasionally Connected Systems work.  SQL Server Everywhere Edition is the first of many steps about our future work to enable end users to work anyplace, anytime.    At VSLive Toronto I gave…

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Demo Videos of SQL Mobile / SQL Server Everywhere Edition

Some demo videos of various features and components that enable Occasionally Connected Applications I’ll continue to add links to videos of demos for various scenarios.  Visual Studio 2005 (Whidbey) Features Using SQL Server Mobile w/Visual Studio 2005 – 7 minutes A quick walkthrough of building an Order Form including configuring ComboBoxes lookup controls.  Using the…

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SQL Server Mobile, SQL Server Everywhere Edition Code Snippets

When working with SQL Server Mobile / SQL Server Everywhere Edition (SSEv) here are a few code snippets that can be very useful.  Visual Studio 2005 incorporated a concept of Code Snippets which allows you to enter a shortcut in the code editor and Visual Studio will expand that shortcut into code with replacement regions. …

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How much is Admin Rights a problem for installing productivity applets?

One of the issues we’re facing at Microsoft is how do we release products, or more specifically components, to customers more frequently.  There’s an expectation that Microsoft released components have a servicing and support model associated with them.  It’s a fair assumption.  However this assumption has a “price” associated with it.  Our current ability to…

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VS Data Designer Support General Info

For info on general Visual Studio data designtime support you can checkout the SmartClientData blog.  http://blogs.msdn.com/smartclientdata While there’s a lot of content related to Smart Client scenarios, this is the team that owns the Typed DataSet designer which is utilized in Web projects as well.  You can also checkout the VSData team blog, http://blogs.msdn.com/VSData  which…

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SQL Server Everywhere Edition Visual Studio 2005 Support

Here’s a link to a post I did a while back describing how to leverage SQL Mobile with Visual Studio 2005.  This same walkthrough would apply to SQL Server Everywhere Edition.  Also refered to as SSEv http://blogs.msdn.com/smartclientdata/archive/2005/07/15/439008.aspx  

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Information about SQL Server Compact Edition (SQLce)

On April 6, 2006 Paul Flessner announced SQL Server Everywhere Edition, know known as SQL Server Compact Edition.  http://www.microsoft.com/sql/letter.mspx  SQL Server Compact Edition a new SKU in the Microsoft product platform.  Paul announced that we would have a CTP in the summer of ’06 with final release in the 2nd half of ’06.  So, what…

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