Considerations for Offline-Only Synchronization

SQL Server 2012
Note Note

The following information is included as reference for existing applications that support offline scenarios only. For developing new applications, please see Architecture and Classes for Database Synchronization.

The topics in this section describe areas that you should consider when you are designing and deploying applications that use Sync Framework database providers in offline scenarios.

Client and Server Database Objects Supported by Sync Framework

Describes the types of objects that you can synchronize.

Working with Table Schemas in the Client Database

Describes the types of schema changes that are supported, and how Sync Framework handles differences between server and client schemas.

Deploying and Versioning Applications

Describes how applications are deployed and initialized, and how to handle schema changes and multiple application versions.

Client and Server Database Connections

Describes how connections are made during synchronization.