Upsize to Sybase Adaptive Server Anywhere (ASA)

This topic explains how to upsize your .EAP project or template for use with Sybase Adaptive Server Anywhere.

The process has the following stages:

  • Stage 1: Perform project integrity check
  • Stage 2: Create an empty database repository
  • Stage 3: Transfer the data

Perform Project Integrity Check:

Step

Action

See also

1

Open the base project or template .eap file

 

2

Select and run Tools | Data Management | Project Integrity Check

This ensures your project data is 'clean' before uploading

Project Integrity Check

Create Database Repository:

Step

Action

See also

1

Install Adaptive Server Anywhere - SQL Anywhere Studio 8 or higher

This also installs the ASA ODBC driver

 

2

Using Sybase Central, create a new database for the Enterprise Architect repository

Create an Adaptive Server Anywhere Repository

3

Open Interactive SQL and load the ASA_EASchema.sql file

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4

Run the script to create all required data structures

Create an Adaptive Server Anywhere Repository

5

Create a suitable ODBC Data Source to point to your new database

Set up an Adaptive Server Anywhere ODBC Driver

Transfer the Project Data:

Step

Action

See also

1

Open Enterprise Architect

Click on the Cancel button on the Open Project screen to open with no project loaded

 

2

Select the Tools | Data Management | Project Transfer menu option

The Project Transfer dialog displays

 

3

In the Transfer Type panel, select .EAP to DBMS

 

4

In the Source Project field, type the name of the .EAP file to upsize to ASA

 

5

At the right of the Target Project field, click on the ( ... ) (Browse) button

The Datalink Properties dialog displays

 

6

Select Microsoft OLE DB Provider for ODBC Drivers from the list

Click on the Next button

 

7

In the Use Data source name field, click on the drop-down arrow and select the ODBC Data Source you configured to point to your new database

Click on the OK button

Connect to an Adaptive Server Anywhere Data Repository

8

If required, select the Logfile checkbox and type a path and filename for the data transfer log file

 

9

Click on the Transfer button to begin the data transfer process

 

When the process is complete, you have upsized your model to Adaptive Server Anywhere and can now open it from Enterprise Architect.