Microsoft Seeking Cloud Database Customers to Test Project Huron
Microsoft is welcoming early adopters to Project Huron, part of its cloud-based push. The goal of Project Huron is to allow users to synchronize local copies of a database with a database in the cloud.Microsoft is looking for customers interested in participaintg in an incubator project for online synchronization of databases. Microsoft has dubbed the effort -Project Huron.' Part of Microsoft's growing focus on the cloud, Project Huron is aimed at making data synchronization easier within SQL Data Services.
"The goal is to remove the typical complexities (configuration, scalability, security, etc) involved with sharing database information between local databases such as SQL Server and SQL Compact and provide simple UI tools for configuration and sync components developers can embed in existing applications," according to a blog post by Microsoft.