Tag: Windows phones

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 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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Don’t forget to Encrypt your Windows Phone 7 Data

Don’t forget to Encrypt your Windows Phone 7 Data

| July 2, 2010 | 27 Comments

Whether you’re targeting Mobile Line of Business apps for the Enterprise or B2C apps for consumers, ensuring that sensitive data is encrypted is a must.  These days, I can’t have a serious discussion with a CIO unless I can assure her that my mobile device can protect data-in-transit and data-at-rest.  You already know that Windows […]

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Windows Phone 7 Series debuts at Barcelona!

Windows Phone 7 Series debuts at Barcelona!

| February 16, 2010 | 0 Comments

The home screen, or Start, on Windows® Phone 7 Series can be customized with “live tiles” that show the latest updates from the Web directly to customers. For example, create a “live tile” of a friend and gain a readable, up-to-date view of that person’s latest pictures and posts, just by glancing at Start. The […]

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Making MEAP Real

Making MEAP Real

| February 1, 2010 | 2 Comments

After all the logical diagrams of Microsoft MEAP and spelling out how it meets Gartner’s critical capabilities, I thought I’d show you a picture that provides a more concrete view of what our MEAP offering looks like. Hopefully, this will better crystallize how Microsoft lines up with those critical capabilities and how our reusable mobile […]

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Finding your Windows phone on the CBS Early Show

Finding your Windows phone on the CBS Early Show

| December 27, 2009 | 0 Comments

Microsoft’s My Phone service got its first public showing on the CBS Early Show when CNET’s Senior Editor Natali Del Conte put the system through its paces in New York.  Natali tossed her HTC Pure running Windows Mobile 6.5 into a taxi to simulate a real-world scenario where a passenger loses her phone.  While you probably […]

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Interview with Rob @ Tech Ed Europe 2009

Interview with Rob @ Tech Ed Europe 2009

| December 23, 2009 | 0 Comments

Check out the interview I did with David Goon at Tech Ed Europe 2009 in Berlin.  I discuss Microsoft’s Mobile Enterprise Application Platform and talk about how it aligns with Gartner’s MEAP critical capabilities and how it can save money for companies. With the tidal wave of mobile and wireless technologies sweeping across both the consumer and […]

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Yes, Microsoft does have a Mobile Enterprise Application Platform (MEAP)

Yes, Microsoft does have a Mobile Enterprise Application Platform (MEAP)

| October 28, 2009 | 9 Comments

Gartner says that the Mobile Enterprise Application Platform (MEAP) market will top $1 Billion by the end of 2010 and that more than 95% of organizations will choose MEAP instead of point solutions through 2012.  The big takeaway here is that companies have been building tactical mobile application silos that support only one application and […]

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Enterprise Data Synchronization with Microsoft SQL Server 2008 and SQL Server Compact 3.5 Mobile Merge Replication

Enterprise Data Synchronization with Microsoft SQL Server 2008 and SQL Server Compact 3.5 Mobile Merge Replication

| October 23, 2009 | 7 Comments

I’m happy to say that my latest book is now available on Amazon. With the world’s largest organizations rolling out tens of thousands of Windows® phones, laptops, tablets and Netbooks to empower their respective mobile workforces, the ability to create mobile line of business solutions that support large numbers of users is absolutely critical. In […]

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The Windows Phones have arrived!

The Windows Phones have arrived!

| October 6, 2009 | 0 Comments

I’m pleased to announce that today we’re launching a new line of Windows® phones around the world that are available in a broad range of styles and prices. With a Windows phone, you can navigate easily with the touch of a finger and browse the Internet on a great mobile browser. You can also connect […]

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