Microsoft has just announced the release to web of the newest member of the SQL Server family, SQL Server Compact Edtion.

SQL Server 2005 Compact Edition extends the SQL Server Mobile Edition technology by offering a maintenance free, compact embedded database for single-user client applications for all Windows Platforms including Tablet PCs, Pocket PCs, Smart Phones and Desktops that supports in-memory processing.  In addition, SQL Server Compact Edition is free to deploy and free to redistribute.

 Check Compact Edition out at http://www.microsoft.com/sql/editions/compact/default.mspx