Clarifying Sync Framework and SQL Server Compact Compatibility

http://j.mp/hpmQ4c Sync Framework and SQL Server Compact install with several versions of Visual Studio and SQL Server, and each version of Sync Framework is compatible with different versions of SQL Server Compact. This can be pretty confusing! This article on TechNet Wiki clarifies which versions of Sync Framework are installed with Visual Studio and SQL Server,…

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Extending SQL Azure data to SQL Compact using Sync Framework 2.1

I have just posted a webcast entitled “Extending SQL Azure data to SQL Compact using Sync Framework 2.1”.  This is part 2 to my original webcast where I showed how to use the Sync Framework to synchronize between an on-premises SQL Server database and a SQL Azure database.  In this video I show you how…

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Sync Framework 1.0 SP1 Available for Download

Go here to download: http://bit.ly/9zXmWN. For those of you using Sync Framework 1.0, we’ve just released a service pack that transitions the SQL Server Compact database provider to use a public-facing change tracking API that is new in SQL Server Compact 3.5 SP2. In SQL Server Compact, the change tracking feature is used to track information about…

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New Code Sample: Database Sync – SQL Server and SQL Server Express

With the recent release of Sync Framework 2.0, we have added the ability to target SQL Express on the client.  For many developers, there are a handful of features such as stored procedures, XML support, and advanced profiling capabilities that are must-haves. For certain scenarios, these needs outweigh some of the benefits provided by SQL…

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Video – Building Offline Enabled Applications

At TechEd 2008 Developers in Orlando a number of our mobility specialists and Microsoft MVP’s got together to discuss the concept of building offline applications for mobile and remote users.  In this panel we discussed various concepts including optimizing data synchronization, scalability as well as techniques to improve the user experience of your mobile applications.  You…

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