1. Exploring the Sybase galaxy
  2. System maintenance improvements
  3. Semantic partitions and very large database (VLDB) support
  4. Scrollable cursors
  5. Overview of changes to the query processing engine
  6. Detection and resolution of query performance issues
  7. Computed columns
  8. Functional indexes
  9. Capturing query processing metrics
  10. Graphical plan viewer
  11. Sybase software asset management (SySAM) 2.0
  12. Installation of ASE servers
  13. Multiple temporary databases
  14. The MDA tables
  15. Java, XML, and Web services in ASE