-- Includes a CD-ROM with a collection of high-powered scripts to automate tedious system administration, plus a multimedia Web page with over 45 minutes of detailed audio explanations of the scripts and how they operate.
-- Detailed coverage of complex real-world installation and upgrading issues not addressed in the Sybase documentation.
-- Step-by-step, detailed procedures designed for real-world use.
-- Extensive performance, tuning, and capacity planning information.
This is the most comprehensive, practical guide to successfully administering and optimizing large Sybase environments that include Sybase System 11, System 10, and/or SQL Server 4.9.2 database servers. It presents practical techniques for documenting servers, capacity planning, assigning segments to server devices, partitioning disks, and recovery. It includes extensive coverage of upgrading servers and managing environments where multiple versions of Sybase servers are in use. It also presents specific guidance on avoiding pitfalls and potential disasters. The CD-ROM includes a collection of sophisticated scripts for automating routine system administration, along with a multimedia Web page with audio explanations of every script. All Sybase System 11, System 10, and SQL Server 4.9.2 database administrators and managers will find this book to be an invaluable resource.