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

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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.