Sybase Advantage Database Server Update Focuses on Developers, Performance
Sybase updated its Advantage Database Server with a host of new features designed to improve performance and appeal to developers.Sybase has released an updated version of its Advantage Database Server software with a focus on performance and developer productivity. Inside Sybase Advantage Database Server 10 (ADS), the company has packed in a number of enhancements in algorithms and intelligence used to interact with data. Those changes have lead to improvements in things such as express queue support - ADS now supports dynamic queuing of client requests based on the historical cost of a connection's requests - and the Advantage Transaction System, which has better performance due to changes to lock lists and visibility lists.
"We have packed numerous performance enhancements into version 10 that will result in noticeable performance increases," a Sybase spokesperson told eWEEK. "We've added enhancements to many features and operations that applications frequently use to interact with the database."