Tag: SQL Server Compact

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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Keeping Windows 8 Tablets in Sync with SQL Server 2012

Keeping Windows 8 Tablets in Sync with SQL Server 2012

| June 2, 2013 | 5 Comments

I’m pleased to announce that my newest book, “Keeping Windows 8 Tablets in Sync with SQL Server 2012,” is now available for sale on Amazon. Spending a decade travelling the globe to help the world’s largest companies design and build mobile solutions had taught me a few things.  Large organizations are not interested in constantly running on […]

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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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Simple Mobile Sync with SQL Server 2012 and SQL Server Compact: Episode III

Simple Mobile Sync with SQL Server 2012 and SQL Server Compact: Episode III

| April 21, 2012 | 4 Comments

Back in my first article, I showed you where to find Microsoft’s latest updates to the SQLCE and RDA technologies so you can begin synchronizing data with the new SQL Server 2012 (Denali) database. Just imagine, you now have mobile sync components that give you the flexibility to to work with SQL Server 7, 2000, […]

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Simple Mobile Sync with SQL Server 2012 and SQL Server Compact: Episode II

Simple Mobile Sync with SQL Server 2012 and SQL Server Compact: Episode II

| April 9, 2012 | 6 Comments

In my last article, I walked you through finding, downloading, installing, and configuring SQL Server 2012 Express, SQL Server Compact 3.5 SP2 CU6, and the Sync Server Tools.  With that series of tasks completed, you’re now capable of performing data synchronization with a mobile Windows client. Open SQL Server 2012 Management Studio and connect to the local SQL […]

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Simple Mobile Sync with SQL Server 2012 and SQL Server Compact: Episode I

Simple Mobile Sync with SQL Server 2012 and SQL Server Compact: Episode I

| March 27, 2012 | 1 Comment

Now that SQL Server 2012 has been released, some of you might be wondering if SQL Server Compact is capable of synchronizing with it.  With the release of Cumulative Update Package 6 for SQL Server Compact 3.5 Service Pack 2, the answer is a resounding yes! Build number 3.5.8088.00 adds support for replication with SQL Server “Denali” which is […]

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Microsoft® SQL Server® Compact 4.0 SP1 (CTP1) is Here

Microsoft® SQL Server® Compact 4.0 SP1 (CTP1) is Here

| March 21, 2012 | 2 Comments

Just wanted to shout out to all my SQLCE friends around the world that there’s an update to v4! Head on over to the Microsoft Download Center at http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=29037 to grab the x86 and x64 versions of your favorite embedded database. Whether you’re building mobile apps for Windows Tablets or  you need to get a web site up and […]

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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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Sync Framework v4 is now Open Source, and ready to Connect any Device to SQL Server and SQL Azure

Sync Framework v4 is now Open Source, and ready to Connect any Device to SQL Server and SQL Azure

| September 11, 2011 | 16 Comments

The profound effects of the Consumerization of IT (CoIT) is blurring the lines between consumers and the enterprise.  The fact that virtually every type of mobile device is now a candidate to make employees productive means that cross-platform, enabling technologies are a must.  Luckily, Microsoft has brought the power to synchronize data with either SQL Server […]

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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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Video > New Windows Phone Mango Data Access Features @ Tech Ed North America 2011

Video > New Windows Phone Mango Data Access Features @ Tech Ed North America 2011

| May 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

If you are a Windows Phone developer, this sample-filled video shows you how to create, manage, and access structured data that is locally stored on the phone via SQL Server Compact. This new functionality will be available in the next version of Windows Phone Mango later this year. This session is a “must” if your […]

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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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