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Installing Sybase(R) Adaptive Server(TM) Enterprise onSCO UnixWare [Table of Contents] Chapter 1: Overview

Installing Adaptive Server Enterprise on SCO Unixware

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About This Book

This guide provides:

Audience

This guide is written for Sybase System Administrators and other qualified installers who are familiar with their system's environment, networks, disk resources, and media devices.

How To Use This Book

This book contains the following chapters:

Related Documents

Table 1 lists the documents you need for installing and using Adaptive Server Enterprise and Adaptive Server Enterprise Monitor(TM).

Table 1: Related documents

See This Document

For This Purpose

Adaptive Server Enterprise

Release Bulletin

To review last-minute product or document information that was too late to be included in the books.

New Functionality in Adaptive Server Enterprise 11.9.2

To learn about the new functionality available in Adaptive Server version 11.9.2.

Installing Adaptive Server

To install or upgrade Adaptive Server and Sybase-related products.

Configuring Adaptive Server

To customize setup and functionality.

What's New in Adaptive Server Enterprise?

To review the new features and system changes in Adaptive Server version 11.5.

Navigating the Documentation for Adaptive Server

To access online links to the concepts and syntax in the Adaptive Server documentation. This online document is task-oriented.

Transact-SQL User's Guide

To learn about Transact-SQL, Sybase's enhanced version of the relational database language.

System Administration Guide

To learn about administering servers and databases in Adaptive Server.

Adaptive Server Reference Manual

As a reference to Adaptive Server commands, functions, system procedures, and datatypes.

Managing and Monitoring Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise

To manage Adaptive Server Enterprise and monitor its activities using Sybase Central.

Performance and Tuning Guide

To tune Adaptive Server for maximum performance.

Utility Programs for UNIX Platforms

As a reference to Adaptive Server utilities.

Security Administration Guide

As a System Administrator, to learn how to administer a secure operating environment and control user access to data.

Security Features User's Guide

As a non-administrative user, to learn how to use the security features of Adaptive Server.

Quick Reference Guide

As a quick reference to Adaptive Server 11.5 syntax and commands.

Troubleshooting and Error Messages Guide

To resolve system problems and frequently occurring error messages.

Adaptive Server Glossary

To find definitions of technical terms used in the Adaptive Server documentation.

Adaptive Server Enterprise Monitor

Release Bulletin

To review last-minute product or document information that was too late to be included in the books.

Adaptive Server Enterprise Monitor Server User's Guide

To set up and use Monitor Server.

Adaptive Server Enterprise Monitor Client Library Programmer's Guide

To write Monitor Client Library applications.

Other Sources of Information

Use the Sybase Technical Library CD and the Technical Library Web site to learn more about your product:

Sybase Certifications on the Web

Technical documentation at the Sybase Web site is updated frequently.

For the latest information on product certifications and/or the EBF Rollups:

  1. Point your Web browser to Technical Documents at the following Web site:

    techinfo.sybase.com

  2. In the Browse section, click on the Hot entry.

  3. Explore your area of interest: Hot Docs covering various topics, or Hot Links to Technical News, Certification Reports, Partner Certifications, and so on.

If you are a registered SupportPlus user:

  1. Point your Web browser to Technical Documents at the following Web site:

    techinfo.sybase.com

  2. In the Browse section, click on the Hot entry.

  3. Click on the EBF Rollups entry.

    You can research EBFs using Technical Documents, and you can download EBFs using Electronic Software Distribution (ESD).

  4. Follow the instructions associated with the SupportPlusSM Online Services entries.

If you are not a registered SupportPlus user, and you want to become one:

You can register by following the instructions on the Web.

To use SupportPlus, you need:

Whether or not you are a registered SupportPlus user:

You may use Sybase's Technical Documents. Certification Reports are among the features documented at this site.

  1. Point your Web browser to Technical Documents at the following Web site:

    techinfo.sybase.com

  2. In the Browse section, click on the Hot entry.

  3. Click on the topic that interests you.

Conventions

The following style conventions are used in this manual:

Table 2 shows the conventions for syntax statements in this manual.

Table 2: SQL syntax conventions

Key

Definition

command

Command names, command option names, utility names, utility flags, and other keywords are in bold.

variable

Variables, or words that stand for values that you fill in, are in italic.

{ }

Curly braces indicate that you choose at least one of the enclosed options. Do not include braces in your option.

[ ]

Brackets mean choosing one or more of the enclosed options is optional. Do not include brackets in your option.

( )

Parentheses are to be typed as part of the command.

|

The vertical bar means you can select only one of the options shown.

,

The comma means you can choose as many of the options shown as you like, separating your choices with commas to be typed as part of the command.

If You Need Help

Each Sybase installation that has purchased a support contract has one or more designated people who are authorized to contact Sybase Technical Support. If you cannot resolve a problem using the manuals or online help, please have the designated person contact Sybase Technical Support or the Sybase subsidiary in your area.


Installing Sybase(R) Adaptive Server(TM) Enterprise onSCO UnixWare [Table of Contents] Chapter 1: Overview