Sybase ASE – Changing Existing Database Device from ‘dsync’ to ‘directio’

The directio parameter allows you to configure Adaptive Server to transfer data directly to disk, bypassing the operating system buffer cache. directio performs IO in the same manner as raw devices and provides the same performance benefit as raw devices, but has the ease of use and manageability of file system devices. You cannot set…

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…