Using SQL Server Compact (Visual Studio)

Microsoft SQL Server Compact is the preferred local database for client applications. This section describes the basic tasks for incorporating SQL Server Compact databases into client applications. For detailed information about SQL Server Compact, see SQL Server Compact Books Online.

Note

To download SQL Server Compact 4.0 Books Online, go to the SQL Server Compact 4.0 Books Online Download Center.

In This Section

  • Local Data Overview
    Describes the Visual Studio features for incorporating database files directly into an application.