You can start a personal server running a single database in several ways:
On Windows, from the Start menu, choose Programs > SQL Anywhere 10 > SQL Anywhere > Personal Server Sample.
Execute the following command in the directory where demo.db is located to start both a personal server and a database called demo.db:
Use a database file name in a connection string.
You can specify commands in several ways, depending on your operating system. For example, you can:
enter the command at a command prompt.
place the command in a shortcut or desktop icon.
run the command in a batch file.
include the command as a StartLine (START) connection parameter in a connection string.
There are slight variations in how you specify the basic command from platform to platform. These are described in the following section.
Start the database server