February 25, 2010

Notes on Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise

It had been a very long time since I was remotely up to speed on Sybase’s main OLTP DBMS, Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE).  Raj Rathee, however, was kind enough to fill me in a few days ago. Highlights of our chat included:

And in what basically sounds like a very cool approach, Sybase ASE has a lot of memory-centric aspects. That said, Sybase’s in-memory ASE story is still incomplete (wait until the next release) and confused (I think in part because of what’s missing in the current release).  Also, this is one area where the non-technical nature of the briefing got in my way. So here’s some of what I do and don’t know about Sybase’s memory-centric ASE strategy:

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