It’s coming… 48 hours from now something big is coming!
Because Sybase has yet to address the GLIBC (LD_POINTER_GUARD) issue with any of their products on Linux, we are forced to find alternative ways of getting Sybase software to run on modern Linux distribution. In this situation, we will be using the Ubuntu 8.04 Just Enough OS (Ubuntu JEOS) Linux distribution. After installing Ubuntu 8.04 [...]
Many of you may not know that Sybase openly lists the release schedules for ASE 12.5 and 15.0. The release schedules list not only when the estimated release date of the patches, but the list of bug fixes that are expected to be in each patch. Targeted ASE 12.5.x Release Schedule and CR list Information [...]
Starting in ASE 12.5.2, Sybase added the with compression = X syntax, prior releases required the compress::X:: syntax. What is the difference? In releases prior to 12.5.4 and 15.0.2, the two were functionally the same. Since 12.5.4 and 15.0.2, they are different: dump database model to “compress::3::/tmp/model.dmp” ASE tells the backup server to load the [...]