Later, MIB agents arrived in what appeared to be a Hummer and took position on the stage. Then the aliens beamed down Raj Nathan in their midst so he could deliver his keynote.
SmartPhone recording of Technote Opening
Raj Nathan discussed improvements in ASE 15.0. He talked first about the three major components in "data explosion":
He then indicated that the way that Sybase is responding to that with ASE 15.0 is to:
- Improve Performance
- Reduce Operation Complexity and Risk
- Contain Operation Costs
Specifically, ASE offers:
- Information integration
- Portal and Dashboard
- Semantic UI
- Analytics Engine
- App Mobilization
"Special agent" (and TeamSybase member) Rob Verschoor was then beamed onto the stage. Rob demonstrated new encryption technology, database performance improvements, and object level recovery.
"Special agent" Havier was also then beamed onto stage to demonstrate the new mapping editor that has been added to the replication server modeling component in PowerDesigner. He also demonstrated heterogeneous warm backup and the Workspace product (in which the PowerBuilder database painter makes an appearance).
Afterwards, ISUG President Cindy Bean presented the International Sybase User Group Innovation and Achievement Awards. The winners were TeamSybase member Kevin Sherlock and the very active newsgroup participant Chris Pollach.
Then iAnywhere President Terry Stepien presented the iAnywhere awards to Sheker Swamy, President and CEO of Afaria customer American Techonology Corporation and to Frank Imholz, Managing Director of Ultralite and Mobilink customer ELMO ICT Solutions.