In my ‘Consumerization of IT Collides with MEAP’ article last week, I described how to connect Android smartphones and tablets to Microsoft’s On-Premise infrastructure. In… Read More »Consumerization of IT Collides with MEAP: Android > Cloud
In my ‘Consumerization of IT Collides with MEAP’ article last week, I described how to connect iPhones and iPads to Microsoft’s On-Premise infrastructure. In this… Read More »Consumerization of IT Collides with MEAP: iPhone + iPad > Cloud
Microsoft has brought the power to synchronize data with either SQL Server on-premise or SQL Azure in the cloud to the world of mobility.
In this week’s scenario, I’ll illustrate how Windows Phone utilizes many of Gartner’s Mobile Enterprise Application Platform Critical Capabilities to connect to Microsoft’s Cloud services in Azure
In my Consumerization of IT Collides with MEAP article last week, I described how to connect a Windows 7 device to Microsoft’s On-Premises servers. Whether… Read More »Consumerization of IT Collides with MEAP: Windows > Cloud
Looking back over the last 6 months of this series of articles, you’ve created wireless-efficient WCF REST + JSON Web Services in Azure to download… Read More »Windows Phone 7 Line of Business App Dev :: Uploading Data back to Azure
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… Read More »What the new App Hub in Windows Phone Mango means for the Enterprise
Whenever I hear the term, “UX,” I immediately think of graphic designers, artists and folks who focus on making the UI of your application beautiful.… Read More »The Important User Experience (UX) You Can’t See
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.
All DBAs know that Joining tables on non-indexed columns is the most expensive operation SQL Server can perform.
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.
About a month ago, I wrote an article intended to help you fill some of the gaps left by the missing SQL Server Compact database.… Read More »Windows Phone 7 Line of Business App Dev :: Improving the In-Memory Database
In my last article of this series, you finally got to consume wireless-friendly WCF REST + JSON Services from both Windows Server and Windows Azure… Read More »Windows Phone 7 Line of Business App Dev :: Working with an In-Memory Database
In my last two articles, I showed you how to build WCF REST services using Visual Studio 2010 that can reside on-premise in Windows Server… Read More »Windows Phone 7 Line of Business App Dev :: Consuming an Azure WCF REST + JSON Service
Five years after Ray Ozzie penned The Internet Services Disruption, he reflects on Microsoft’s move to the cloud. While he’s most proud of Windows Azure… Read More »Ray Ozzie sees the Dawn of a New Day for Microsoft