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The following tables list components that are available across each platform supported by SQL Anywhere. Note that, with a few exceptions, components that are available in all supported platforms are not listed. For ease of reading, the platforms are grouped by operating system vendor, operating system name and processor architecture.

Information about support for a specific operating system version is located at SQL Anywhere Supported Platforms and Engineering Support Status.

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The following tables are available:

  1. Databases
  1. Synchronization, Messaging and Replication
  1. Administration Tools  
  2. Documentation

Databases

SQL Anywhere

Components

Microsoft Windows Linux Sun Solaris Apple Mac OS X IBM AIX31 HP-UX
x86 x64 Mobile x86 x64 SPARC x64 x86/x64 PPC IA64
Personal database server X X   X X X27 X X X19 X26
Network database server X X X X X X27 X X X19 X26
Remote data access X X   X X X X
X    
External stored procedures X X2   X X X X X X X
Dynamic cache sizing X X X X X X X X X X
C++ development tools X     X X X X X X X
5.0 Compatibility DLLs X                  
International Resource Deployment Kit X X                
Accessibility enablement X                  
Samples X X X X X X X X X X
Sun JRE 1.6.0 X X   X   X        
RSA Encrypted Client-Server Communications X X X X X X X X X X
Java in the database X X   X X X X X X X
Kerberos clients 32 X
    X
  X
X
X
X
X
Components Microsoft Windows Linux Sun Solaris Apple Mac OS X IBM AIX31 HP-UX
x86 x64 Mobile x86 x64 SPARC x64 x86/x64 PPC IA64
Interfaces                    
ODBC 3 X X X X X23 X23 X23 X X23 X23
OLE DB X X X              
ADO.NET X X X              
Embedded SQL X X X X X23 X23 X23 X X23 X23
Open Client X X   X   X23   X X23  
iAnywhere JDBC 5 X X   X X23 X23 X X X23 X23
jConnect X X   X X23 X23 X X X23 X23
PHP X     X            
Perl DBD X X   X X X X X X X
Database tools X X X X X23 X23 X23 X X23 X23
Database utilities
Histogram (dbhist) X X                
Language (dblang) X X                
Service creation (dbsvc) X X   X X          
All other utilities X X   X X X X X X X
Components Microsoft Windows Linux Sun Solaris Apple Mac OS X IBM AIX31 HP-UX
x86 x64 Mobile x86 x64 SPARC x64 x86/x64 PPC IA64
Separately licensed components
ECC Encrypted Client-Server Communications X X
X X X X   X X
FIPS Approved Encrypted Client-Server Communications X X
X
X
X
       
High availability X X   X X X X X X X
Read-only scale-out X X   X X X X X X X

UltraLite

Components Microsoft Windows RIM Apple  
x86/x64
Mobile BlackBerry iPhone Mac OS X Java ME/SE Linux x86 24
UltraLite databases X X   X
X
  X
UltraLite engine X X         X
UltraLiteJ
X   X33        
Runtime APIs
UL embedded SQL X9 X     X
  X
UL C++ component X9 X   X
X
  X
UL for M-Business Anywhere X9 X12          
UltraLite.NET X9 X10          
Synchronization
TCP/IP X X   X
X
  X
HTTP or HTTPS X X X X
X
X X
ActiveSync 8   X14          
RSA Encrypted MobiLink Communications X X   X
X
  X
Separately licensed components
ECC Encrypted MobiLink Communications X X         X
FIPS Approved Encrypted MobiLink Communications

         

Synchronization, Messaging and Replication

MobiLink

Components Microsoft Windows Linux Sun Solaris Apple Mac OS X IBM AIX31
HP-UX
x86 x64 Mobile x86 x64 SPARC x64 x86 x64 PPC IA64
MobiLink Server
MobiLink synchronization server X X   X X X27,34     X X19  
.NET synchronization logic X X                  
Java synchronization logic X X   X X X  
  X X18  
Notifier 28 X X   X X X  
  X X18  
RSA Encrypted MobiLink Communications X  X   X X X  
  X X  
Samples
Samples X X   X X X  
  X
   
Relay Server          
Relay Server X X   X  X            
MobiLink Monitor
MobiLink monitor X X4   X X4 X     X    
MobiLink Client
MobiLink client for SQL Anywhere X X X X X X   X
   
Listener 29 X X4 X                
MobiLink ActiveSync provider 22 X                    
RSA Encrypted MobiLink Communications
X
X4 X
X
X X   X X
   
Separately licensed components
ECC Encrypted MobiLink Communications X X X X X X       X  
FIPS Approved Encrypted MobiLink Communications X X X X
X
           

For a list of platforms that can run the Relay Server and a list operating systems that it was tested on, please refer to this document.

The MobiLink server communicates with the consolidated databases through an ODBC driver. The ODBC driver may not be available for some consolidated databases on some platforms. The consolidated database and MobiLink server are not required to run on the same platform. Provided the consolidated database is running on a supported platform as specified by the database vendor, and the MobiLink server is communicating with the consolidated database using a supported ODBC driver, this is considered a supported MobiLink server configuration. The following table lists the platforms that can run the MobiLink server for supported consolidated databases. For more details about the ODBC drivers, please refer to the document Recommended ODBC Drivers for MobiLink.

Consolidated databases Microsoft Windows Linux Sun Solaris Apple Mac OS X IBM AIX31 HP-UX
x86 x64 Mobile x86 x64 SPARC x64 x86 x64 PPC IA64
SQL Anywhere 11 and 12
X X   X X X
 
  X X
 
Adaptive Server Enterprise 15.0 X X   X X            
Oracle 10g and 11g X X   X X X
 
    X
 
Microsoft SQL Server 2005 and 2008 X X                  
IBM DB2 UDB LUW 9.5 and 9.7
X X   X X
 
   
 
MySQL 5.1
X X   X X            

QAnywhere21

Components Microsoft Windows Linux Sun Solaris Apple Mac OS X IBM AIX31 HP-UX
x86 x64 Mobile x86 x64 SPARC x64 x86 x64 PPC IA64
MobiLink synchronization server with Messaging enabled X X   X X X27  
X X18, 19  
Agent X   X                
.NET API X   X                
C++ API X   X                
Java API X   X25                
Samples (client) X   X                

SQL Remote for SQL Anywhere

Components Microsoft Windows Linux Sun Solaris Apple Mac OS X IBM AIX31 HP-UX
x86 x64 Mobile x86 x64 SPARC x64 x86 x64 PPC IA64
SQL Anywhere Message Agent (dbremote) X  X X X   X4   X X4    
SQL Anywhere extraction utility (dbxtract) X  X   X   X4   X X4    
File sharing message system X  X X X   X4   X X4    
FTP message system 17 X  X X X   X4   X X4    
SMTP/POP message system 17 X  X X X   X4   X X4    
SA encoding (dbencod) X  X   X   X4   X X4    

Administration Tools

Components Microsoft Windows Linux Sun Solaris Apple Mac OS X IBM AIX31 HP-UX
x86 x64 Mobile x86 x64 SPARC x64 x86 x64 PPC IA64
Administration Tools
Sybase Central X X6   X X6 X  
X    
Interactive SQL X X6   X X6 X X7
X X7 X7
Database network server connections monitor (dbconsole) 30 X X6   X X6 X     X    
Database and synchronization server monitor (Web-based SQL Anywhere Monitor) 1 X X   X X            
PowerDesigner X                    
InfoMaker X                    

Documentation

The complete SQL Anywhere documentation is available in four formats:

To access the PDF documentation on Windows operating systems, choose Start » Programs » SQL Anywhere » Documentation » PDF (English).

To access the PDF documentation on Unix operating systems, use a web browser to open /documentation/en/pdf/index.html under the SQL Anywhere installation directory.


Footnotes

1 The SQL Anywhere Monitor can be installed under Windows and Linux. The Web-based interface can be accessed on any platform with a JavaScript-enabled browser and the latest version of Adobe Flash Player.

2 The older interface to external stored procedures is available only in 32-bit software.

3 ODBC driver manager may not be available. May have to link directly to ODBC driver.

4 32-bit software.

5 Requires JRE 1.4 or higher on Itanium chips. Requires JRE 1.3 or higher on other chips.

6 32-bit JRE.

7 Does not include certain features, compared to the admin tools provided on other operating systems.

8 Requires Microsoft ActiveSync 3.1 or higher.

9 64-bit development requires the 32-bit utilities. Connecting to an UltraLite database from a 64-bit machine requires the 32-bit versions of Interactive SQL and Sybase Central.

10 Requires .NET Compact Framework version 2.0 or 3.5.

11 Requires SQL Anywhere 11.0.1 build #2255 or higher.

12 Requires Windows Mobile 5 or later.

13 Requires Palm OS 5.

14 Not supported for M-Business Anywhere.

17 For all systems other than the file sharing system, you must have purchased and installed the appropriate message system software for SQL Remote to function over this system. SQL Remote does not include the underlying message system software.

18 Set LIBPATH to include the directory containing an installed JRE.

19 AIX 5.3 TL07 or higher required for IPv6 support. Only 64-bit software is supported.

21 QAnywhere does not support MySQL.

22 Requires Microsoft ActiveSync 3.5 or higher.

23 32-bit and 64-bit clients.

24 Tested on the following platforms:

25 Requires IBM J9 Java virtual machine.

26 Requires HP Transport Optional Upgrade Release (TOUR) 3.1 or higher, available from http://software.hp.com.

27 Requires the following patches (or superseding ones). For Solaris 8: 109322-02, 108434-22, 108435-22, 111721-04. For Solaris 9: 111711-16, 111712-16, 111722-05. Please note that although we list patches for the specific issues that we encounter, it is not an exhaustive list and we recommend that you always install the OS patches suggested by the OS vendor. Only 64-bit software is supported.

28 Requires JRE 1.4.1 or higher

29 For a list of operating systems that the Listener was tested on, please refer to this document.

30 For Windows CE, Solaris x64, AIX, HP-UX, and Linux Itanium: On these platforms you can use the connection, database, and server properties to obtain information or you can monitor your server from a computer running an operating system that supports the SQL Anywhere Console (such as Windows XP/200x, Mac OS X, or Linux).

31 AIX 5.3 requires the IY79612 fix. Please note that although we list patches for the specific issues that we encounter, it is not an exhaustive list and we recommend that you always install the OS patches suggested by the OS vendor.

32 A list of Kerberos clients tested with SQL Anywhere is available here: http://www.sybase.com/detail?id=1096369.

33 BlackBerry OS 4.1 or higher.

34 64-bit Solaris SPARC only.



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