Keeping up with the news from so many different sources is getting harder and harder these days. That’s why I try to offer a one-stop-shop for your major database vendor news. You get the scoop and if you want to dig deeper, the links are right there. Let’s get started.
I am not anticipating any new Sybase ASE version before this summer. None are announced. This is due to the massive efforts of certifying SAP R/3 on Sybase ASE, which is expected by the end of Q2. There were many joined events between SAP and Sybase since Sybase’s acquisition by SAP. The most notable is SAP TechED. The latest was in Berlin and drew a lot of interest, especially into Sybase mobility as well as Sybase IQ and ASE.
This year Sybase TechWave 2011 will be hosted within the SAP TechED USA in Las Vegas. This is the much needed boost for Sybase to a larger audience.
First of all I have to apologize to my loyal readers for the long absence from my blog. In simple terms, “I got busy”. But in these economic times, I guess this is a good thing. I don’t want to give a promise I can’t keep, but I will do my best to keep this blog up-to-date. Read More
It was summer of 2000 when I first learned about Sybase IQ and its revolutionary column vector database technology. As a long time Sybase ASE and Oracle DBA I was used to database engines that organize data in a row by row method. For quite some time I had difficulties to think in column terms and not in row terms.