[This article was contributed by the SQL Azure team.]
Last week I was able to take some time with Liam Cavanagh, Sr Program Manager of SQL Azure Data Sync. Data Sync is a synchronization service built on top of the Microsoft Sync Framework to provide bi-directional data synchronization and data management capabilities. This enables data to be easily share across SQL Azure and with multiple data centers within an Enterprise.
In this video we talk through how SQL Azure Data Sync provides the ability to scale in an elastic manner with no code, how enterprises can extend their reach to the cloud and how SQL Azure can provide geographic synchronization enabling remote offices and satellites.
In this next video, Liam walks us through an example scenario synchronizing an on premises database with SQL Azure. He also points out some of the things to be aware of when synchronizing SQL Server databases with SQL Azure.