Category ASE 16

TechED 2016 – a Retrospective

  Yet another TechED is behind us.  Besides the fun of getting reconnected…  Besides ambitious meetings fraught with expectations… Besides funny labels and stickers to pass to your colleagues as memento… What actually is there for us ASE professionals in this 20-years celebratory event? On the one hand there is this:   it is always a […]

To repdef or not to repdef – this is the question…

                                                     ……And what judgment Would step from this to this? Sense sure you have, Else could you not have motion. But sure that sense Is apoplexed…                                                                   I am of late have been involved in a lot of tuning activity around replication server.  Lots of things to tune.  Lots of hidden moving parts.  Complex creature (although […]

Sybase HADR: A glimpse at HADR option ported with ASE 16 SP02…

Now that SAP ASE comes with it own brand-new Always-On option it is worth having a closer look at it. Below is a peep-view at Sybase HADR Option. HADR has three basic components:  ASE, RS and Fault Manager.  I skip the Fault Manager for the moment (although it reduces all of self-management to nil) and […]

ASE 16 or ASE 15.7 – This is The Question…

For those considering to move up the ladders from their current ASE release (whether it is ASE 12.5.x or ASE 15.x) there are, obviously, two possible migration alternatives:  ASE 15.7 & ASE 16.   To make the decision more tricky, SAP has stamped both with the same supportability badge:  both have the same EOL dates somewhere […]

ISUG 2015 – Here We Come….

Finally the tickets are in my pocket and I may start arranging the suitcase… Hope to see you all at ISUG 2015 conference to take place in Atlanta! See the details here:   ISUG-TECH : ISUG-TECH Conference, 2015 : Content Landing Page For all those interested in ASE (and other ex-Sybase) technology this the place to […]

SAP ASE 16.0 SP01 Hits the shelves… A brief introduction.

SAP issued the SP01 release for ASE 16 a couple of days ago. Having done so, SAP continues with its stable pace of release-a-quarter for its ASE product: 16 SP0 PL1 24.04.2014 16 SP0 PL2 01.07.2014 16 SP0 PL3 04.09.2014 16 SP0 PL5 15.12.2014 16 SP01 PL0 17.03.2015 SP01, however, is a major release – at least […]

ASE 16: SAP (Sybase?) Brand New Release…

So, the SAP has finally release its first single-brand named version:  SAP 16.  Whoever has been used to running the GUI installation of the product might have noticed one of the first changes:  there is no longer any reference made to the Sybase brand.  It is SAP 16 version, with the traditional SAP white/yellow/blue interface: […]