Monthly Archives: January 2014

Linked Server: ASE DBA Survival Guide for the Dead Protocol

Linked server is a well know protocol available in MSSQL server that allows, inter alia, making remote servers (SAP ASE among them) visible within MSSQL so that the remote objects may be accessed locally from withing MSSQL.  It achieves this visibility by bridging MSSQL and ASE over either ODBC or OLEDB connectivity drivers. Unfortunately, it […]

ASE 15.7 Migration – A Rertospective

Years ago, still running on the old good 12.5 binaries of ASE, I remember coming across the article named “Top 10 Reasons for Developer to Upgrade to 15.0.”  I recalled it recently why working on yet another migration project which entered a crucial stage of decisions and questionings:  “Why should we upgrade at all?  We […]