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Microsoft SQL Azure: Enterprise Application Development by Jayaram Krishnaswamy

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Chapter 9. Synchronizing SQL Azure

Synchronization of data between on-site data stores and data stored on data centers in the cloud, spanning geographically separated regions is essential for enterprises to run their applications efficiently. In SU4 (SQL Azure Update 4) the Copy Database feature was added, which addressed the backup support for SQL Azure and complemented the synchronization feature.

In the Microsoft ecosystem, data is stored on enterprise class SQL Servers; SQL Azure servers and SQL Server Compact to support the needs of diverse platform footprints. Microsoft Sync Framework addresses this general requirement with an extensible framework, the latest of which is SyncFramework 2.0 released in Oct 2009.

The Microsoft Sync Framework ...

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