Software Gems' Sybase Gem Documents

Content & Veracity
These documents are far and above the Sybase manuals, as follows: Sybase Manuals
However, they are not a substitute for, they do not replace, the product anuals, which remain the product reference, eg. for syntax and references. The information therein (updated with each release) is not repeated here.

Technically Correct & Relevant
There is an awful lot of shallow, inaccurate, misleading and false information on the Internet. Unfortunately some of that false or misleading information is published by Sybase, both in the manuals, and on the web. These documents provide full, complete and technically correct information (albeit very condensed) about each subject, such that the reader is no longer vulnerable to false or confusing information.

Not the Full Monty
Customers paying for Performance Enhancement with Consulting obtain a somewhat richer version of these documents, with site-specific configuration directives. The documents published here are provided free of charge, as a service to the Sybase community. As such:


The documents herein have been made up from the Memory Tag pages of our Sybase education materials, or derived from our presentations. They are intended to improve your understanding of Sybase ASE, and thus increase the Quality and Performance of your Sybase server, and your effectiveness as a DBA.

While Memory Tag pages look great, cover the named subject fully, and work well for experienced people, they are not as effective for people who have not had the benefit of the course: there is nothing in the memory to tag. Therefore I get a lot of questions, and I keep upgrading the content (please check for updates). The material has now left Memory Tag territory, it is approaching textbook level.

Two formats are provided.


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