Using Remote Data Access (RDA)

Remote data access (RDA) in Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Compact Edition (SQL Server Compact Edition) lets an application access data from a remote SQL Server database table. It can also store, read, and update that data in SQL Server Compact Edition, and then update the original SQL Server table.

The topics in this section provide information about using remote data access (RDA) in SQL Server Compact Edition.

Topic Description

Typical Uses of Remote Data Access

Describes the uses of RDA.

Remote Data Access Architecture

Provides an overview of SQL Server Compact Edition RDA components and how they are used.

How Remote Data Access Works

Describes the process of RDA and the various steps that occur.

Planning for Remote Data Access

Provides background information about SQL Server Compact Edition RDA including data access, limitations, and conflict detection.

Implementing Remote Data Access

Describes how you can configure SQL Server to support RDA.

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