SQL Data Sync Overview

SQL Data Sync Overview

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SQL Data Sync enables creating and scheduling regular synchronizations between Windows Azure SQL Database and either SQL Server or other SQL Databases. This article lists content, articles, videos, and community resources that help you use SQL Data Sync effectively. The topic is updated regularly as new resources are discovered or created.
 
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Microsoft SQL Data Sync is a cloud-based data synchronization service built on the Microsoft Sync Framework technologies. It provides bi-directional data synchronization and data management capabilities allowing data to be easily shared across SQL Databases across multiple data centers. The current release is Preview - SQL Data Sync Preview.

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SQL Data Sync Scenarios:
  • Cloud to cloud synchronization
  • Enterprise (on-premises) to cloud
  • Cloud to on-premises.
  • Bi-directional or sync-to-hub or sync-from-hub synchronization

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About SQL Data Sync

Get Started with SQL Data Sync

  • How to Get Started (wiki article)
    Walk through to get you started using SQL Data Sync.
  • Best Practices  (wiki article)
    Best practices concerning Creating, Locating and Synchronizing databases using SQL Data Sync.
  • How to Upgrade (wiki article)
    How to upgrade to the current version of SQL Data Sync.

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  • Jonathan Gao, MSFT edited Revision 15. Comment: add a link to the technet wiki title on Microsoft sync framework

  • Jonathan Gao, MSFT edited Revision 16. Comment: modify the introduction paragraf; add a link to the technet wiki title on Microsoft sync framework; add a link to the sync framework team web; remove "Synchronize SQL Server compact edition databases with one or more SQL Azure databases in the cloud; available via the compact framework", modify tages

  • Jonathan Gao, MSFT edited Revision 17. Comment: fixing and update links

  • Jonathan Gao, MSFT edited Revision 18. Comment: reorganize the information following the sql azure database wiki page; remove sync framework related links because there is a dedicated page for sync framework

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  • JuneT edited Revision 78. Comment: Change "Restoring up your Data" To "Restoring your Data"

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