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Microsoft Sync Framework

Microsoft Sync Framework 2.1 is now in extended support!

Starting from January 12, 2016, Microsoft Sync Framework 2.1 (including SDK and redistributables) has entered extended support. This change has an impact on how you receive software updates and support for Microsoft Sync Framework. For more detailed information, you can refer to the following link:

Microsoft Sync Framework is a comprehensive synchronization platform that enables collaboration and offline access for applications, services, and devices with support for any data type, any data store, any transfer protocol, and any network topology.

Getting Started with Sync Framework

Sync Framework Datasheet

Learn at a high level what Sync Framework is and how it can help you build offline and collaboration capabilities into your applications and services.

Sync Framework Overview

Drill down into Sync Framework and learn how its unique architecture enables information to move between data stores, devices, and services.

Introduction to Database Synchronization

Learn about Sync Framework database synchronization providers, which enable developers to easily synchronize information among ADO.NET-enabled databases.

Introduction to File Synchronization

Learn about the Sync Framework file synchronization provider, which enables developers to easily synchronize files between folders on servers, desktops, and devices.

Selecting the Appropriate Sync Framework Components

Learn about the variety of Sync Framework components, and select the ones that best meet your synchronization needs.

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Microsoft Sync Framework Developer Center

Sync Framework Toolkit is available for download
Sync Framework Toolkit extends the Sync Framework 2.1 capabilities for building offline applications, making it easier to expose data for synchronization to applications running on any client platform. This toolkit allows other Microsoft platforms to be used for offline cl... more
Tuesday, Oct 23
SQL Server to SQL Azure Synchronization
This article shows how to use Sync Framework 2.1 to write a console application to synchronize SQL Azure with on-premises SQL Servers. Sync Framework takes care of all the messy details for you, letting you tie the pieces together with very few lines of code.
Wednesday, Oct 13