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SAP Sybase SQL Anywhere 16.0 » SQL Anywhere Server - Database Administration » SQL Anywhere database connections » SQL Anywhere for Windows Mobile


Starting the Windows Mobile sample database

Use the SQL Anywhere Server icon to start the database server.


There are no prerequisites for this task.

Context and remarks

The sample database that is used by the sample applications is named demo.db and is located in the \My Documents directory on Windows Mobile devices. Unlike the version of the sample database that is provided with the Windows version of SQL Anywhere, this one does not require the International Components for Unicode (ICU) libraries. In all other respects, the database is the same as the Windows version.

  1. On your Windows Mobile device, tap Start » Programs » SQLAny16.

  2. Tap Server.

  3. In the Database field, type \My Documents\demo.db or tap Browse and locate demo.db in the \My Documents directory.

  4. The Server Name field may be left blank.

    The server name defaults to the database name demo.

  5. The Cache field may be left unchanged.

  6. The Options field may be left blank.

  7. Tap OK to start the sample database.

  8. Navigate to the Today screen on your device.

  9. Tap the database server icon located in the bottom right corner of the screen.


When the message Now accepting requests appears in the database server messages window, the Windows Mobile sample application is started.


When you are finished using the sample database, you must shut down the database server. To shut down the database server, tap the network database server icon located in the bottom right corner of the Today screen. On the menu, tap Menu » Shut Down.