Tag: SQL CE

Keeping Windows 8 Tablets in Sync with SQL Server 2012 is available on the Kindle

Keeping Windows 8 Tablets in Sync with SQL Server 2012 is available on the Kindle

| June 10, 2013 | 2 Comments

For all you tech readers that like to keep your books digital, I’m happy to announce my new book “Keeping Windows 8 Tablets in Sync with SQL Server 2012″ is available on the Kindle. For just $9.99 USD, you can learn how to rapidly virtualize your data sync infrastructure for private, public, or hybrid cloud scenarios.  […]

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SQL Server Compact 3.5 Service Pack 2 Cumulative Update Package 7 RTW

SQL Server Compact 3.5 Service Pack 2 Cumulative Update Package 7 RTW

| August 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

Hey folks, just wanted to let you know that cumulative update package 7 for SQL Server Compact 3.5 Service Pack 2 has been released to the web. You can download the new bits over at http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2665342. This is a hotfix for an incorrect sort order for a subscriber in SQL Server Compact 3.5 SP2 that synchronizes with […]

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Books and Taxes

Books and Taxes

| February 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

Wow!  Just opened a 1099 tax document for 2011 from Apress.  People must still be buying my old books on eMbedded Visual Basic, the .NET Compact Framework 2.0, and SQL Server Compact 2.0.  The Pocket PC and Windows Mobile live on! A separate 1099 for Hood Canal Press tells me that my SQL Server Merge […]

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Performance and Memory Management Improvements with Windows Embedded Handheld

Performance and Memory Management Improvements with Windows Embedded Handheld

| September 4, 2011 | 0 Comments

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

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Windows Phone SDK 7.1 Beta2 is Available!

Windows Phone SDK 7.1 Beta2 is Available!

| June 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

Beyond developing apps and games with Silverlight and XNA, take advantage of the new emulator to view and test your new HTML5 websites.

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What the new App Hub in Windows Phone Mango means for the Enterprise

What the new App Hub in Windows Phone Mango means for the Enterprise

| April 16, 2011 | 4 Comments

If you attended MIX 11 or watched it on Channel 9, you might have seen Todd Brix’s session titled “Making Money with your Applications on Windows Phone.”  In this session, Todd talked about all the great things Windows Phone users and developers can expect with the new Marketplace and App Hub in the Mango timeframe.  […]

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SQL Server Compact 4.0 Lands on the Web

SQL Server Compact 4.0 Lands on the Web

| January 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

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.

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

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

| January 10, 2011 | 4 Comments

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.

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

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

| January 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

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

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Build the Mobile Web with WebMatrix

Build the Mobile Web with WebMatrix

| July 24, 2010 | 0 Comments

Build mobile web sites that adhere to W3C Mobile Web Best Practices using the new WebMatix web development tool.  This tool introduces simple-to-use ASP.NET Web Pages which don’t follow the MVC pattern nor do they include server controls like WebForms.  It also introduces the “Razor” templating engine and a model where you have HTML and […]

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