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Sybase ASE: How to know if a device has free space to extend a database on it

I am new to sybase ASE. I would like to know what are all the databases that have been using a device in sybase instance. sp_helpdevice or sp_helpdb are just giving not enough information. Is there ...
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Sybase ASE 15.5 : Create a custom function for partitionning

I want to create a partitioned table to store messages. If the message belongs to "an even week number" => go to the partEven partition ! If the message belongs to "an odd week number" => go to the ...
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Sorting Order by GETSORTED

In my sybase 12, when I look at the showplan of a select distinct query, I see GETSORTED in the showplan's output. I've searched through the entire internet (YES!) and I can not seem to find a link ...
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Can I log which stored procedure issued a delete statement?

We have an issue where rows are deleted from a table and we can't figure out where this is happening. We have a trigger on the table to move the rows to another table, so that we can move the data ...
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JDBC Exception JZ0BE: BatchUpdateException: A user with System Administrator (SA) role must reconfigure the system to enable Java

I am using Sybase JDBC JConnect3 driver to insert large data in a table using Batch Insert feature of JDBC. I am preparing a batch of 100 inserts and executing the batch. But it is throwing below ...
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How to configure connection accessing Sybase Anywhere from Sybase IQ via ODBC on Linux

I'm trying to access an ASA16 server from IQ16 via ODBC driver. Both servers are installed on the same Linux box. I've installed unixodbc-bin and added a file .odbc.init into home of user running ...
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Inserting two tables together with no id or unique anything

Let's assume we have two tables: table1 Name Height Age Mary 1.60 18 Mary 1.62 19 Mary 1.68 20 John 1.80 17 John 1.85 18 John 1.86 19 table2 Name Height Age Mary 1.60 18 Mary 1.62 19 Mary 1.68 20 ...
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Getting database usage of all the database at once in Sybase

How can I get the database usage of all the databases at once? sp_spaceused and sp_helpdb <dbname> only gives the usage one at a time. I use the Sybase Central client.
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Importing and exporting data from a database to another using SyBase is taking a long time

In order to update a database(Sybase Adaptive Server Anywhere 8) I'm taking all the data from one database on clients computer and using SELECT * FROM tabelName OUTPUT TO 'C:\path' FORMAT ASCII ...
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Find the number of rows in a table from metadata

I want to write a single select statement to determine the number of rows in a set of tables in Sybase IQ. In SAS, I write this as CREATE TABLE dsnobs as SELECT libname,memname,nlobs, datetime() ...
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Install Developer Edition ASE in Vagrant/Virtual Box

It is possible to deploy a development version of Sybase in a Vagrant/Virtualbox instance? I was planning on using a CentOS vagrant box to create a development environment but am not sure if it's ...
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Sybase 12 to behave like Oracle and SQL Server 2014 - non blocking transaction read

We utilize an ODBC connection so our code can access various databases - namely Oracle, Sybase 12 and SQL Server 2014. NOTE : We have a table called which we use for locks. This table only ever has ...
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Is it possible to create a read-only user in Sybase please?

Is it possible to create a read-only user in Sybase please ?
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sysbase error converting characters

we have a sybase database, it's server side character is iso_1, when we do some batch insert through jdbc, sybase give me folllowing error: error converting character, some character(s) can not be ...
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SQL Anywhere 12 - exporting data to Excel

Do I need to install MS Office Excel on machine where is SQL Anywhere 12 server for below code to work? Or SA 12 or Windows have MS Excel Driver builtin? SELECT * FROM SalesOrders; OUTPUT USING '...
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How can I optimize my SQL Query

I try to optimize a Sybase SQL Anywhere Query for Performance but with no luck. LetzterPreis & LetzterBeleg slow it down. Any suggestions how I can optimize it? :( Here is the query: SELECT ...
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How to know spid which is filling tempdb from temp table name in sybase

I received alert that tempdb is going to be full and temp table name aslo provided. Now I want to know how to check which spid is filling tempdb from temp tablename.
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Using system tables to identify the columns of a table index in Sybase

Is there a means of identifying the columns of table index using systematically populated system tables such as: syscolumns, sysindexes, sysobjects, etc. I have tried to use syskeys unfortunately ...
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OLE DB Sybase Connection Failing

I have a connection to a Sybase database which we stage in a SQL Server 2008R2 database. I can connect the the database and the connection tests out fine. I am using an OLE DB source with a Sybase ...
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bulk copy out huge table on sybase adaptive server

anyone has a good approach or even strategy to bulk copy out single table with 500+ millions rows. the table encountered unitialized logical page, and we are looking to atleast salvage good records. ...
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Options to migrate large database from Sybase ASE to SQL Server with minimum downtime

The problem: Our server database contains 1TB of data. It runs on a Sybase ASE 15.7 server and shall be migrated to SQL Server 2014. The servers will be located in the same data center during ...
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Remove a parent entity in PowerDesigner

I have User table in a PowerDesigner logical model, which inherits from a base entity that has Id as int. I need to change this to string. I can't change the base entity's id type, as only one table ...
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How data can be transferred from Sybase SQL Anywhere to SQL Server

One of our client shared .db IMS SQL Anywhere database backup file. Our mission is to transfer data from that backup file to SQL Server. My questions is Which software I need to download or it ...
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How to use the below expression in my SQL Query

I have this expression for sorting. I need to use this expression in my SQL code for the sorting purpose. Can anyone help me with this?? I tried case when stmt but it fails. Expression: if ([All ...
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Don't delete exist data with SSMA

I'm trying to use Microsoft's SQL Server Migration Assistant for Sybase 5.3 ('SSMA') to migrate multiple Sybase databases (that have the same schema) to a single MSSQL database. The first database ...
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How can we connect and execute oracle database objects from Sybase database objects [closed]

Could you please anybody let me know how to connect to oracle database and execute the stored procedure/function from Sybase database objects?
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Keep Getting I/O Error Reading Sybase Tables

I keep getting the following error message from my Sybase server: I/O error detected during read for BUF pointer = '0xed318720', MASS pointer = '0xed318720', (Buf#: '0'), page ptr = '0xecdbe000', ...
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Performance issue for daily calculations - Sybase Adaptive Server

I need an advice from the community, there is no wrong answer I'd like to have as many advice that I can ! I manage a process that does every day a lot of financial calculations and they are ...
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I have a field containing name value pairs and need to parse

Here is an example of 3 rows in a database table: # criteria 1 $group ~ ':EUS-PAP:' & ({EUS-PMS-DESKON} | {ELN-PMS-GEMS}) 2 $asset.secGroup!='FX'& $group~ ':GMSG-PEQ:' 3 $asset.secGroup!='FX' ...
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Left join on one or the other column without table-scanning

I have this huge sql with a lot of left joins. Mostly on the tables primary key, so no problem. On one table though, my key could exist in either one column or the other. Syntax-wise that is no ...
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Search all columns in list of tables for particular string [duplicate]

I have a list of market data tables in one of our environments and need to search every column in the list for a certain string. Can anyone point me in the right direction. 1> select @@version 2&...
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suppress header in output of sybase query in Linux

Could someone tell me how to suppress header in the output of sybase query in Linux? My output is like this: col1 col2 --------- val11 val12 val21 val22 My required format is: val11 val12 val21 ...
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SQLAnywhere : Installation PHP extension - variable LD_LIBRARY_PATH not detected by extension

I'm trying to install the SQLAnywhere php extension to connect my website on a distant Sybase database. But I can't declare the LD_LIBRARY_PATH variable which isn't detected by the extension. A ...
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Backup & recovery strategies for Partitioned Database in Sybase ASE

I need to know about backup & recovery strategies for partitioned Database in Sybase ASE 15.7 . I am not worried about transaction failure & recovery scenarios. We have already faced this 2 ...
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Performance tuning in Sybase

Does Sybase have a tool like AWR in Oracle which can be used to identify high load SQL, tell the important waits that are happening, help in understanding the workload? What are the main tools to be ...
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How to transfer data from Sybase to SQL Server database? [duplicate]

url reference How to import Sybase .db file into SQL Server database? Please tell me how to transfer data from sybase to sql server database.
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How do I identify tables that have a foreign key to a specific table in Sybase?

I am looking for (preferably) an SQL statement that selects the table/and column names for any table with a foreign key to a given table in Sybase. I think it should be somehow possible with the sys......
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MobiLink: Where is Sybase Central storing the actual content of an remote task for mlagent

When creating a remote task inside an MobiLink project with Sybase Central where it is storing the actual content of task (e.g. executing SQL -> Query which shall be executed)
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MobiLink: What is the correct approach of presetting values inside database for remote user

When creating a remote database from inside Sybase Central I'm looking for a way to preset some values based on e.g. subscription user. Application is using some kind of configuration table storing ...
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MobiLink: How to propagade schema change for a synch profile to remote databases

Once an application is online with a synchronisation profile it might happen, that the profile needs to be changed. E.g. a new index is introduced, columns are added etc. Having the synchronisation ...
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SQLAnywhere: Mobilink upload_fetch_column_conflict​ seems not to be executed

With Sybase Central I've configured a MobiLink test object, where I'm trying to detect a unique constrain violation before uploading. Unfortunately it appears upload_fetch_column_conflict​ seems to ...
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MobiLink: How to export database users to remote database created via Sybase Central

How to configure a Sybase Central MobiLink project in the way, it's also exporting the database users of consolidated database to a remote database? In default it appears to only create dba with ...
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Migration from Sybase to a different platform

How feasible it is move the Sybase database to a different more popular platform such SQL Server or any other. Which one is preferred? Is it feasible in the first place?
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Easiest method to retrieve the content of BLOBs from a Sybase databse

I would like know the easiest way (no coding) to extract the content of the blobs of a database. For example, I have a table which contains a column whose format is BLOB. The result I would like to ...
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Determine Which Hard Drive the Database-Files/Transaction-Files are Stored

I have posted the following question in another forum. I was told that this problem is related to Sybase (something to do with our likely use of raw partitions). That's why I re-post this question ...
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Database size limit in Sybase Express edition

I'm currently testing out the Sybase 16.0 Developer edition on RHEL. Turns out the limitation on the max. concurrent connections is a real problem for me, so I'd like to switch to the Express edition. ...
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Which Disk a Device Lives on?

I would like to know which Disk a database device is being stored. When I use "format" command in SCO Unix command line, it shows that the system has two disks (Disk 0 and Disk 1). They are: 0. ...
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How to check sybase command line history?

How can I check the previous command line history in sybase command line?
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how to change sybase sql default port

Is there any option to change the sybase sql default port ? Here I want to change the port number because we can't start two SAP instances at the same time on the same server?
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Is there a way to call sp_spaceused in a WHILE loop?

A legacy Sybase script moves records from production to archive in 1000-row batches, but it does not check for space exhaustion on the archive. Is there a way, maybe by calling sp_spaceused, to ...