Tag Archives: Remote Data Access

04Sep/11

Performance and Memory Management Improvements with Windows Embedded Handheld

It should be no surprise that over 80% of enterprise handhelds shipped are running Windows Mobile or Windows Embedded Handheld.

17Jan/11

SQL Server Compact 4.0 Lands on the Web

With the new version 4.0, the little-database-that-could has grown up into a powerful server database ready to take on the web.

10Jan/11

Reducing SQL Server Sync I/O Contention :: Tip 3

Uniqueness is a key factor when synchronizing data between SQL Server/Azure and multiple endpoints like Slates and Smartphones. With data simultaneously created and updated on servers and clients, ensuring rows are unique to avoid key collisions is critical. As you know, each row is uniquely identified by its Primary Key.

07Jan/11

Reducing SQL Server I/O Contention during Sync :: Tip 2

All DBAs know that Joining tables on non-indexed columns is the most expensive operation SQL Server can perform.

05Jan/11

Reducing SQL Server I/O Contention during Sync :: Tip 1

The act of tracking changes made by each SQL Server Compact or Silverlight sync subscriber can cause a lot of locking and blocking on the server.