In the latest release of Replication Server, Sybase focuses on improving performance to help organizations deal with growing amounts of data. The company also sought to make improvements around manageability.
Sybase has launched an updated version of Replication Server with
a focus on enhancing performance and manageability.
to Sybase, those two areas were the driving force behind Replication
In addition, the company has added heterogeneous
database replication capabilities into the mix, all with the goal of helping
organizations better deal with exploding amounts of information.
we're seeing is data volume has been
growing extremely fast
-it is doubling every two years for a lot of
mission-critical applications for health care, financial services as well as
for telecom," said Bill Zhang, product manager for Replication Server at
a result, customers need better performance, he said. To get there, Sybase has
included a number of new features in the release, such as SQL statement
replication. Meant to complement log-based replication, it allows
businesses to replicate SQL statements rather than making individual row
officials also touted the "DSI Bulk Option," which can be leveraged
to improve the performance of subscription materialization, as well as a
delayed commit feature aimed at improving replication performance.
a manageability standpoint, users can now automate the installation and
configuration process by providing a preconfigured Replication Server
environment. This will enable replication involving actively
supported non-Adaptive Server Enterprise data servers to be up and running
quickly, according to Sybase.
movement and the creation of additional data stores for analytics continue to
grow in importance and move down-market," said Merv Adrian, founder and
principal analyst of IT Market Strategy, in a statement. "Sybase
Replication Server, with over 2,500 customers, has long been one of the
industry's most mature and robust products in its space."
Replication Server is currently available for HP-UX Itanium, HP-UX PA-RISC, IBM-AIX,
Linux on Power, Linux x86, Windows, Sun Solaris SPARC, and Sun Solaris x64.