Chapter 11. SQL Azure Data Sync Services

In November 2009, at the Microsoft PDC in Los Angeles, Microsoft announced Project Huron, a project that allows database synchronization capabilities in the cloud. If you've been following the hype and reading keeping up with the blog posts regarding Huron, Microsoft has been billing it and associated database sync functionality as "friction free," meaning easy to set up and maintain. Microsoft's goal with Huron was to eliminate many of the emblematic complexities and idiosyncrasies that are associated with data sharing between databases, such as scalability and configuration. Along with these goals, Microsoft also wanted to include user-friendly tools that allow administrators to easily configure and synchronize ...

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