Sybase ASE – Read a dumpfile with headeronly

We can use the “headeronly” qualifier when reading a dumpfile to extract useful information which we can use to work out what is needed to setup a new database to load the given dump file. Using following command to read the dumpfile:- This would generate a output something like:- From the output we can get…

Sybase ASE – Dump/Load a database to/from multiple stripes

Following command can be used to dump a Sybase ASE database into multiple stripes:- dump database to ‘compress::<dumpfile_path_and_filename>_01.dmp’stripe on ‘compress::<dumpfile_path_and_filename>_02.dmp’stripe on ‘compress::<dumpfile_path_and_filename>_03.dmp’stripe on ‘compress::<dumpfile_path_and_filename>_04.dmp’stripe on ‘compress::<dumpfile_path_and_filename>_05.dmp’stripe on ‘compress::<dumpfile_path_and_filename>_06.dmp’stripe on ‘compress::<dumpfile_path_and_filename>_07.dmp’stripe on ‘compress::<dumpfile_path_and_filename>_08.dmp’stripe on ‘compress::<dumpfile_path_and_filename>_09.dmp’stripe on ‘compress::<dumpfile_path_and_filename>_10.dmp’go Following command can be used to load a Sybase ASE database from multiple stripes:- load database from ‘compress::<dumpfile_path_and_filename>_01.dmp’stripe on…

Sybase ASE – Rename a Database

In the following article we would rename a Sybase ASE DB named ABC to DEF. In order to rename the database we need to set the database in single user mode, by using the following command:- sp_dboption ‘ABC’,’single user’,truegouse ABCgocheckpointgo Once the DB is set to single user mode, we would call the sp_renamedb procedure…

Sybase ASE – Create new Database & Device in Sybase ASE

In Sybase ASE the database is hosted on devices which in turn are mapped to physical datafiles. So to create a database we should have devices already created, if not we can create new devices as:- disk init name='<Device Name>’, physname='<PATH where the datafile would be created>’, size='<Size in MB>M’, directio=true go From the above…

Oracle Auto-Startup Script for Linux

This post is to provide a script to auto-start Oracle Instances on Linux upon server restart. First step would be to configure /etc/oratab file as per your requirement, oratab file is in the following format: <DB NAME>:<ORACLE HOME>:<Y|N> The last letter tells oracle if the database need to restarted or not, so we would change…

Queries to Monitor Oracle Sessions

This post is to provide a set of queries to monitor any user session on an Oracle Instance more efficiently. Below query (Lets name it Query1 for the sake of discussion) gives you an overall status of what all sessions are active, what wait event they are waiting on and what are they executing. set…