Recent updates at www.sypron.nl #38

13 February 2005 : Recent updates at www.sypron.nl
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This month's quiz question is about Replication Server:
how can you set up a warm standby while keeping latency
as short as possible?
        http://www.sypron.nl/quiz


Brainbench has a new test for ASE 12.5; unfortunately, it
isn't very good.
        http://www.sypron.nl/certtips.html


A page has been added with links to free copies of
enterprise-grade Linux (that can be used with Linux
versions of ASE).
        http://www.sypron.nl/get_linux.html


As of 1 February 2005, I have joined Sybase Inc as an employee.
Read more details here:
        http://www.sypron.nl/cv_rob.html#sybase


A bug was fixed in the MDA table-related stored procs which
can now also be used on case-insensitive ASE servers:
        http://www.sypron.nl/mda


A minor update: the stored procedures for effectively granting
sa_role rights to unpriviliged users have been improved to allow
'max cix remote connections' to remain 0 in 12.5+.
        http://www.sypron.nl/grant_sa.html


My books about ASE and RepServer are still 'a must-have for every
Sybase DBA' (according to one of those DBAs). See for yourself:

- "The Complete Sybase Replication Server Quick Reference Guide"
  (also known as the 'green book'): the only real quickref guide
  for RepServer:
        http://www.sypron.nl/repqr

- The third edition (updated for ASE 12.5.2) of the well-known
  'purple book' "The Complete Sybase ASE Quick Reference Guide"
  is still my best-selling title:
        http://www.sypron.nl/qr

- The 'wizard book' "Tips, Tricks & Recipes for Sybase ASE"
  contains many indispensable tips & tricks that may make your
  life as a DBA a bit easier:
        http://www.sypron.nl/ttr

-------------------------------------------------------------
Rob Verschoor

Certified Sybase Professional DBA for ASE 12.5/12.0/11.5/11.0
and Replication Server 12.5 / TeamSybase

Author of Sybase books (order online at www.sypron.nl/shop):
"Tips, Tricks & Recipes for Sybase ASE"
"The Complete Sybase Replication Server Quick Reference Guide"
"The Complete Sybase ASE Quick Reference Guide"

mailto:rob@YOUR.SPAM.sypron.nl.NOT.FOR.ME
http://www.sypron.nl
Sypron B.V., P.O.Box 10695, 2501HR Den Haag, The Netherlands
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