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SAP Sybase SQL Anywhere 16.0 » SQL Anywhere Server - Database Administration » SQL Anywhere database connections » SQL Anywhere for Windows Mobile » Tutorial: Running Windows Mobile databases from Sybase Central


Lesson 1: Creating Windows Mobile databases

You need to create two Windows Mobile databases for use in the tutorial.


This lesson assumes that you have the roles and privileges listed in the Privileges section at the start of this tutorial: Tutorial: Running Windows Mobile databases from Sybase Central.

  1. Connect your Windows Mobile device to the desktop computer.

  2. Start Sybase Central on your desktop computer.

  3. Start the Create Database Wizard. Click Tools » SQL Anywhere 16 » Create Database.

    1. On the Specify a Database File page, click Browse and select a location for the database file. Name the database file Alpha. Click Save.

    2. On the Choose to Create for Windows Mobile page, click Create This Database For Windows Mobile and then click Next.

      The wizard tests the connection to your Windows Mobile device.

    3. On the Choose To Copy The Database page, click Copy The Database To Your Windows Mobile Device.

    4. In the Windows Mobile File Name field, type \My Documents\Alpha.db.

    5. Click Delete The Desktop Database After Copying and then click Next.

    6. On the Specify A Collation Sequence For NCHAR Data page, click Use The Following Supplied Collation, and then click UTF8BIN.

      For more information, see Installation considerations: Using ICU on Windows Mobile.

    7. Click Finish, and then click Close.

  4. Repeat the previous steps to create a database called \My Documents\Beta.db.


You have created two Windows Mobile databases, Alpha.db and Beta.db.