Chapter 2System Maintenance Improvements

For a database administrator, system maintenance can be one way to separate the wheat from the chaff. As a rule of thumb, a good database administrator should spend less time fixing server issues and more time preventing them. With the release of ASE 15, Sybase has added new features to give the database administrator a helping hand. The new features can be implemented to not only help the database administrator, but to perform certain tasks for the database administrator.

The new features will assist database administrators in preparing their systems for next-generation platforms. These features will also enable ASE to handle very large, data-intensive environments. This chapter focuses on the system ...

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