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SQL Anywhere 12.0.1 » SQL Anywhere 12 - Changes and Upgrading » What's new in version 10.0.0 » Product-wide features

 

Behavior changes

Following is a list of product-wide changes in version 10.0.0.

  • Location of samples directory changed   The samples included with SQL Anywhere 10 are no longer installed under your SQL Anywhere 10 installation directory. As a result of this change, the sample databases are now installed to the following locations:

    Sample database Location
    SQL Anywhere sample database %SQLANYSAMP10%\demo.db
    MobiLink CustDB sample consolidated database application %SQLANYSAMP10%\MobiLink\CustDB\
    UltraLite CustDB sample database %SQLANYSAMP10%\UltraLite\CustDB\

  • Unsupported platforms   The following platforms are no longer supported:

    • Windows 95
    • Windows 98
    • Windows Me
    • Windows NT
    • Compaq Tru64

    For other changes to platform support, see Supported platforms.

  • Sample database revised and renamed   The SQL Anywhere sample database is now called demo.db. Objects such as tables, columns, views, and indexes now have full-word names to benefit users who use screen readers. See SQL Anywhere sample database.

  • Miscellaneous file name changes   In addition to file name changes mentioned for individual products, the following file names have changed:

    Old name New name
    asa.cvf sqlany.cvf
    asaldap.ini saldap.ini
    asasrv.ini sasrv.ini
    asa_config.sh sa_config.sh
    $SQLANY9/SYBSasa9/lib sqlanywhere10/lib32 or sqlanywhere10/lib64
    $SQLANY9/SYBSasa9/bin sqlanywhere10/bin32 or sqlanywhere10/bin64

To reflect the new product name, some registry keys have changed. They are now:

HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Eventlog\Application\SQLANY
HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Eventlog\Application\SQLANY 10.0
HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Eventlog\Application\SQLANY 10.0 Admin 
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Sybase\Sybase Central\5.0 (registry entries) 
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Sybase\SQL Anywhere\10.0 (registry entries)

In addition to file changes mentioned for individual products, the following file has been added: ulbase.lib.

The following service group names have changed:

Description Old name New name
Network server ASANYServer SQLANYServer
Personal server ASANYEngine SQLANYEngine
MobiLink synchronization client ASANYMLSync SQLANYMLSync
Replication Agent ASANYLTM SQLANYLTM
 Changes to ODBC drivers used by MobiLink, QAnywhere, and remote data access