Easy Sql question

Posted on 2004-10-28
Last Modified: 2010-04-15
Hi experts!

I have a SQL database on a server machine.  I have some clients using MSDE that need a local copy of a big table.  Every day there are small changes to the big table.  What is the fastest way using c# to get the user's local copy in sync with the server copy?  

The table is about 200MB.  So I need to optimize the internet traffic as well.

Question by:OptionsMM
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    you could add a LastUpdated column to the table with a trigger that updates the field every time it's updated, and in your msde copy create a lookup table (TableUpdates for instance) that includes the table name and last successfull update time. only get the records that were updated after the last update in the TableUpdates table.
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    by:Éric Moreau
    See BOL for Replication
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    Expert Comment

    Just make a replication between the servers. The problem is that you have to configure every local MSDE separaterly...
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    Can the replication be setup through a installation setup? like a .msi?
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    Expert Comment

    I don't think so....

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