The topics in this section describe several areas that you should consider when you are designing and deploying applications that use Sync Framework database providers.
Describes several important approaches to help you secure data that is synchronized.
Describes how to optimize configuration, develop performance baselines, and monitor and tune to meet or exceed those baselines.
Describes the types of objects that you can synchronize.
Describes several types of keys that can be used for tables involved in synchronization, including identities and GUIDs.
Describes the types of schema changes that are supported in a peer-to-peer synchronization scenario.
Describes how data types are mapped between ADO.NET and SQL Server Compact, and includes information about data types that require special attention.
Describes how to ensure that changes are synchronized correctly after a server database is restored from a backup.
Describes how connections are made during synchronization.
Discusses upgrade of an existing SQL Server Compact database when Sync Framework is upgraded.
Shows how to obtain tracing information during synchronization to help diagnose errors.