Offline Scenarios (Sync Services)

This section of the documentation includes content for client and server synchronization scenarios. For more information about the scenarios that Sync Services for ADO.NET 2.0 enables, see Overview and Scenarios (Sync Services).

In This Section

Overview of Client and Server Synchronization

Provides a high-level description of the Sync Services API and how it compares to other Microsoft synchronization technologies, and suggests how to approach the topics in the Sync Services documentation.

Architecture and Classes for Client and Server Synchronization

Describes how Sync Services can be used in two-tier, N-tier, and service-based applications; and describes the major classes that are available in the API.

Getting Started: Client and Server Synchronization

Provides a summary of a basic sample application that contains the complete code in C# and Microsoft Visual Basic.

Tools to Help You Develop Applications (Sync Services)

Describes Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 support for Sync Services and also the synchronization adapter builder. This builder can be used to simplify creating INSERT, UPDATE, and DELETE statements for tables in SQL Server databases.

Programming Common Client and Server Synchronization Tasks

Provides background information, procedural content, and code examples for common tasks, such as preparing the server database, filtering data, and handling data conflicts.

Microsoft.Synchronization, Microsoft.Synchronization.Data, Microsoft.Synchronization.Data.SqlServerCe, and Microsoft.Synchronization.Data.Server

Provides a complete reference to the Sync Services API for client and server synchronization. This reference covers all public types and members in Microsoft.Synchronization.Data.dll, Microsoft.Synchronization.Data.Server.dll, and Microsoft.Synchronization.Data.SqlServerCe.dll. For more information about the public types and members in Microsoft.Synchronization.dll, see the Sync Framework core documentation at this Microsoft Web site.

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