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Ok, so who am I & what on earth am I doing here? Why are we talking about what we are talking about? Consumerization of IT Explosion of various form factors Dude, why are you still hanging on to data? Updated State of the Web Secured access to data The sexy Cloud One data store for multiple apps More smartphones than PCs Data Reach problem Replication of code Cross-platform incompatibility Data
Some more love .. <ul><li>Think of it as RSS for real updateable data </li></ul><ul><li>Share Data & associated MetaData </li></ul><ul><li>Imp keyword: $metadata & $format ( may not honored by WCF Data Service by default; use HTTP headers ) </li></ul><ul><li>Filtering, Ordering & Paging (server-side, with cont. token) support </li></ul><ul><li>Starting to be a regular part of a lot of the MSFT stack or cloud-based products </li></ul><ul><li>And no, this is not a MSFT thing </li></ul><ul><li>Possible to supply Credentials through HTTP Stack: </li></ul>