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Looking to the Future of Cross-Platform Mobile Data Sync with SQL Server

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 …
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Wrap a Web API around Your Enterprise & Take Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Data Offline w/ NoSQL via Universal Apps for Windows

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. Enterprise mobility is a top priority for Chief Information Officers who must empower employees and …
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Supercharge your Mobile Line of Business Solutions with SQLite and Offline Data Sync via Universal Apps for Windows

At TechEd New Zealand, I presented a session on Microsoft’s next generation data sync technology from Azure Mobile Services that uses SQLite to support the operations of occasionally-connected apps on mobile devices. 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.  …
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How to Create In-Memory Database Tables in SQL Server 2014

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. RAM is cheap and it’s finally time to reap the benefits of 64-bit computing. SQL Server In-Memory OLTP, also know at Hekaton is here and it’s ready to …
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Enterprise Mobility on STL Tech Talk CodeCast

I was thrilled to join Gus Emery (@n_f_e) and JJ Hammond (@jjhammondmusic) for a lively discussion of the past and future of Microsoft enterprise mobility on CodeCast Episode 12 of @STLTechTalk. These guys are doing great work in the developer community! Go check out their site! Sharing my knowledge and helping others never stops, so …
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//build/ : Wrap a Mobile API around your Enterprise and take Data Offline with NoSQL on Windows Phones and Tablets

For those of you who couldn’t make it to San Francisco, here’s my session on Wrapping a Mobile API around your Enterprise and taking Data Offline with NoSQL on Windows Phones and Tablets from //build/. Enterprise mobility is a top priority for Chief Information Officers who must empower employees and reach customers by moving data from …
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Keeping Windows 8 Tablets in Sync with SQL Server 2012

I’m pleased to announce that my newest book, “Keeping Windows 8 Tablets in Sync with SQL Server 2012,” is now available for sale. 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 the new …
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Windows Azure Infrastructure Services are Live

I’m pleased to announce that Windows Azure fully supports Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS). This new service now makes it possible for companies to move their existing servers and applications into the cloud.  We understand that customers don’t want to rip and replace their current infrastructure to benefit from the cloud; they want the strengths …
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Building Microsoft MEAP: Scaling Out SQL Server 2012

In this third article on building Microsoft MEAP, I’ll show you how to Shard your SQL Server 2012 database using Replication to create a Shared Nothing data architecture to support Internet-scale mobile solutions. In the previous article, I discussed Gartner’s Enterprise Application Integration Tools (EAI) critical capability for building a Mobile Enterprise Application Platform (MEAP) using Microsoft …
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