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Introduction to the MobiLink CustDB tutorial

CustDB is a sales-status application. The CustDB sample is a valuable resource for the MobiLink developer. It provides you with examples of how to implement many of the techniques you will need to develop MobiLink applications.

The application has been designed to illustrate several common synchronization techniques. To get the most out of this chapter, study the sample application as you read.

A version of CustDB is supplied for each supported operating system and for each supported database type.

For the locations of CustDB and setup instructions, see Setting up the CustDB consolidated database.


The CustDB scenario is as follows.

A consolidated database is located at the head office. The following data is stored in the consolidated database:

There are two types of remote databases, mobile managers and sales representatives.

Each mobile sales representative's database contains all products but only those orders assigned to that sales representative, while a mobile manager's database contains all products and orders.

Synchronization design

The synchronization design in the CustDB sample application uses the following features:

For an entity-relationship diagram of the CustDB tables, see About the CustDB sample database.

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