Microsoft Synchronization Services for ADO.NET

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The download package contains Microsoft Synchronization Services for ADO.NET v1.0 Service Pack 1 (devices)
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      Microsoft Synchronization Services for ADO.NET 1.0 provides the ability to synchronize data from disparate sources. Rather than simply replicating a database and its schema, the Synchronization Services application programming interface (API) provides a set of components to synchronize data between data services and a local store. Applications are increasingly used on mobile clients, such as laptops and devices that do not have a consistent or reliable network connection to a central server. It is crucial for these applications to work against a local copy of data on the client. Equally important is the need to synchronize the local copy of the data with a central server when a network connection is available. The Synchronization Services API, which is modeled after the ADO.NET data access APIs, gives you an intuitive way to synchronize data. It makes building applications for occasionally connected environments a logical extension of building applications where you can count on a consistent network connection.

      Synchronization Services for ADO.NET 1.0, which released with Visual Studio 2008, enabled synchronization between a server database and a SQL Compact 3.5 client database running on a desktop. With this download, you can also synchronize between a server database and a SQL Compact database on a Windows Mobile 5 or 6 device.
  • Supported Operating System

    Windows Mobile 5.0, Windows Mobile 6

      Microsoft Synchronization Services for ADO.NET requires ADO.NET 2.0 on the server. Synchronization Services requires .NET Compact Framework 2.0 Service Pack 2 (SP2) for device clients. The server database can be any database for which an ADO.NET provider is available, such as SQL Server 2005. The client database for Synchronization Services applications is SQL Server Compact 3.5 Service Pack 1 and later versions.

      Synchronization Services is supported on the following device operating systems:
      • Windows Mobile 5.0 and 6.0
      • Windows CE 5.0 and 6.0
    • Download and run SyncServices.MSI. The Synchronization Services runtime binaries and cabs will be installed under %Programfiles%\Microsoft Synchronization Services\ADO.NET\v1.0\Devices.

      Install the following products if they are not already installed:
      • Synchronization Services for ADO.NET 1.0 x86 (released with both SQL Server Compact 3.5 and Visual Studio 2008) must be installed on the database server or middle-tier server. It is required for server components, such as Server Synchronization Provider.
      • SQL Server Compact 3.5 SP1 must be installed on the device.
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