Intermittent wireless connectivity requires mobile apps to follow sync patterns using pre-fetched data via APIs and offline local storage.
Migrate Win32 applications secured by client/server database logins to mobile apps that use OAuth & enterprise cloud directories for authentication instead.
Migrate Win32 applications using a mobile database like FoxPro, dBase, Access and SQL Server Compact to SQLite across all mobile devices.
I'm thrilled to be included in this group of technology influencers and luminaries like Werner Vogels, Steve Wozniak and Mark Russinovich.
Bring web scale to backend business systems via adapters, replication, sharding, queuing & caching to support a growing mobile workforce. Many of the backend systems running global business over the last several decades have something in common besides not being able to communicate with mobile devices. They’re not designed to support the scale needed to... Continue Reading →
If you've used Merge Replication to sync SQL Server Compact data on mobile devices with SQL Server in the past and you're looking for a cross-platform solution to take you into the future, take a look at Zumero. As many of you know, I spent most of the first decade of the 21st century building massive-scale mobile... Continue Reading →
At TechEd New Zealand, I presented a session on how to integrate a company's backend systems into SQL Server 2014 and deliver that data out to mobile devices via Web APIs to support the operations of occasionally-connected apps on mobile devices using NoSQL tables. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=20qPCNAKIe4 Enterprise mobility is a top priority for Chief Information Officers who must empower employees... Continue Reading →
Getting data off disk drives and into RAM is the biggest game changer for relational databases in decades and SQL Server 2014 brings it to the masses.
Presenting at TechEd in Houston, watch my session: "Empower your Demanding Mobile Line of Business Apps with SQLite and Offline Data Sync on Window." Most mobile apps require the ability to store data locally to deal with the realities of a disconnected world where ubiquitous wireless networks are non-existent. While many consumer apps get by... Continue Reading →