Intermittent wireless connectivity requires #mobile apps to follow sync patterns using pre-fetched data via APIs and offline local storage.
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.
Presenting at TechEd in Houston, watch my session: “Empower your Demanding #Mobile Line of Business Apps with SQLite and Offline Data Sync on Window.”
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… Read More »Keeping Windows 8 Tablets in Sync with SQL Server 2012
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… Read More »Simple Mobile Sync with SQL Server 2012 and SQL Server Compact: Episode III
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… Read More »Simple Mobile Sync with SQL Server 2012 and SQL Server Compact: Episode II
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… Read More »Simple Mobile Sync with SQL Server 2012 and SQL Server Compact: Episode I
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.
It should be no surprise that over 80% of enterprise handhelds shipped are running Windows Mobile or Windows Embedded Handheld.
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
When it comes to delivering server solutions with Windows Server and SQL Server, speed is your friend (as we used to say in the submarine… Read More »Reducing SQL Server Sync I/O Contention :: Tip 5
One of the features that makes SQL Server Merge Replication superior to other sync technologies is something called Precomputed Partitions. SQL Server creates and maintains… Read More »Reducing SQL Server Sync I/O Contention :: Tip 4
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.
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.