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SQL Anywhere 12.0.0 » SQL Anywhere Server - Database Administration » Starting and connecting to your database » Working with database files » Creating a SQL Anywhere database » Tutorial: Creating a SQL Anywhere database

 

Lesson 1: Create a database file

Use the following procedure to create a database file to hold your database. The database file contains system tables and other system objects that are common to all databases.

 To create a new database file
  1. Choose Start » Programs » SQL Anywhere 12 » Administration Tools » Sybase Central.

  2. Choose Tools » SQL Anywhere 12 » Create Database.

  3. On the Welcome page click Next.

  4. Select Create A Database On This Computer, and then click Next.

  5. In the Save The Main Database File To The Following File field, type c:\temp\mysample.db.

    If your temporary directory is somewhere other than c:\temp, specify the appropriate path.

  6. Click Finish.

  7. Click Close.

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