Sybase Odbc Driver Windows

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ODBC driver for SAP Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise provides a high-performance and feature-rich connectivity solution for ODBC-compliant applications to access ASE databases from Windows, macOS, and Linux, both 32-bit and 64-bit. Apple Silicon M1 is supported. Full support for standard ODBC API functions and data types implemented in our driver makes interaction of your application with Adaptive Server Enterprise fast, easy and extremely handy.Available in both installer formats, MSI and EXE.

  1. Download Sybase Odbc Driver. From Devart: ODBC driver for SAP Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise provides high-performance and feature-rich connectivity solution for ODBC-based applications to access ASE databases. Significant features of ODBC driver for ASE are support for Windows - both 32-bit and 64-bit, Linux - both 32-bit and 64-bit, Mac OS.
  2. The Sybase ODBC Driver is a powerful tool that allows you to connect with Sybase, directly from any applications that support ODBC connectivity. Access Sybase databases from virtually anywhere through a standard ODBC Driver interface.
  3. Notes The Microsoft ODBC Driver Manager and supporting files are usually already installed in the user’s Windows system directory. SQL Anywhere files If your PowerBuilder application uses a SQL Anywhere database, you need to deploy the SQL Anywhere DBMS as well as SQL Anywhere’s ODBC database drivers.
  4. We need to access SAP ASE (Sybase) data from a SQL Server 2016 hosted on Windows. Could not able to find Sybase ODBC driver download link from an SAP site. All i see is from third party vendors with.

Key Features

Direct Connection

ODBC driver for SAP Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise provides a high-performance and feature-rich connectivity solution for ODBC-compliant applications to access ASE databases from Windows, macOS, and Linux, both 32-bit and 64-bit. Apple Silicon M1 is supported. Full support for standard ODBC API functions and data types implemented in our.

Our connectivity solution enables various ODBC-aware applications to establish a direct connection to SAP Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise via TCP/IP to eliminate the need for ASE client. Direct connection increases the speed of data transmission between an external application and ASE server, which is crucial for data analysis in real time. It also streamlines the deployment process, since there is no need to distribute any additional client software with the driver.

Cost-Effective Deployment

Our ODBC driver is a standalone installation file that doesn't require the user to deploy and configure any additional software such as a database client or a vendor library. Deployment costs are reduced drastically, especially when using the silent install method with an OEM license in large organizations that have hundreds of machines.

Secure Connection

Work with Adaptive Server Enterprise securely using SSL connection options provided in our driver along with the support for SSL protocol. You can also connect to Adaptive Server Enterprise securely via SSH tunnel. SSH protocol is one of the most reliable protocols for data encryption.

ODBC Conformance

The driver provides full support for common ODBC interface:

ODBC API Functions supportODBC Data Types supportAdditionally, we support Advanced Connection String parameters to allow desktop or web applications to connect to ASE from various environments and platforms that support ODBC.

Advanced Data Conversion

We have implemented advanced Data Conversion mechanisms that provide bi-directional mapping between any ASE and ODBC data types.

Bulk Updates

Moreover, with our driver you can perform bulk updates to ASE database by combining SQL statements into batches, thus simplifying and speeding up large data modification to Adaptive Server Enterprise.

ASE Compatibility

ODBC driver for ASE is compatible with:

  • Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise 12.5.4 and higher
  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 16.0 and higher


The driver is compatible with 3rd-party tools for data analysis, such as Microsoft Excel, and integrates with various IDEs and systems like Visual Studio, etc.

For the complete list of compatible tools and environments visit the Compatibility page.

Platforms Variety

ODBC Driver for Adaptive Server Enterprise can be used with 32-bit and 64-bit applications on both x32 and x64 platforms, so there is no need to additionally configure the driver, applications or environment.

Fully Unicode-Compliant Driver

With our fully Unicode-compliant driver, you can properly retrieve and modify any data in multilingual SAP ASE databases, regardless of their character set: Latin, Cyrillic, Hebrew, Chinese, etc., and in any language environment.

Sybase client installation

Enable remote/secondary connect to Sybase

1. Sybase IQ server is installed.

a) Minimum required version is 15.4 ESD3 (

b) The code page of the server must be CESU-8 with collation/sort
order CESU8BIN binary. Incorrect code pages cause data corruption
and require a reinstall of the IQ server.

2. The SQL Anywhere ODBC driver is installed and accessible from the
SAP NetWeaver Application Server.

a) Minimum required version is 12.00.3027 – shipped as SQL Anywhere
ODBC 15.4 ESD3.

b) The SQL Anywhere ODBC driver is available for 64 -bit Linux AMD
(linuxx86_64) and Windows for 64 bit (ntamd64)
-> Support Packages and Patches
-> Browse our Download Catalog
-> Sybase Products
-> Linux on x86_64 64bit or Windows on x64 64bit

c) Use SAPCAR -xvf IQCLIENT154.SAR to extract the libraries directly

into the instance exe directory (e.g. /usr/sap/SID/DVEBMGS00/exe).

This way – once the lib_dbsl and the DBCO entries are available
(see steps below) – no restart of the application server is
required. Also no adaption of the library path is required.

Alternatively you can extract the archive to an empty directory
of your choice which will then contain only the

The library path of the application server must then be adapted
to include the ODBC driver. This requires a restart of the
application server after the installation of the driver:

Add the directory to the LD_LIBRARY_PATH environment variable of
<SAPSID>adm user (Windows: PATH variable) and restart the
application server (Windows: in addition the SAP service
(SAPService<SAPSID>) must be restarted).

3. The SAP NetWeaver kernel release must be 720, 721 or 738.

For 720 the required patch level is at least 321 for disp+work and
420 for lib_dbsl.

For 721 the required patch level is at least 30 for disp+work and
110 for lib_dbsl.

For 738 the required patch level is at least 0 for disp+work and 16
for lib_dbsl.

a) Only Unicode systems

b) Only Linux AMD 64 bit (linuxx86_64) or Windows 64 bit (ntamd64)
are supported.

c) For 720 and 721 only the EXT kernel version is supported.

4. The lib_dbsl for Sybase ( must be copied to the
standard exe directory AND the instance exe directory. If the SAP
NetWeaver system is running with SAP Sybase ASE, this step is not
required. lib_dbsl ( is available on SAP Market
Place under database component SYBASE ASE. E.g. for 7.20 EXT 64-BIT

Additional Components -> SAP Kernel -> SAP KERNEL 64-BIT UNICODE ->

5. A DBCO entry must be created for the connection to IQ:


Connection info: SYBASE_CONTYPE=IQ SYBASE_SERVER=<IQ Server Host>

The general format of the connection info is: key_1=<value_1>
key_2=<value_2> ….key_n=<value_n>

The key value pairs are separated by a space character.

SYBASE_CONTYPE are mandatory keys.



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SYBASE_CONTYPE must be set to IQ.


SYBASE_IQ_CESU-8 must be set to 1. This is the default.


SYBASE_IQ_LOAD can be set to 0 or 1; 1 is default.

If set to 1, the IQ load command will be used to insert mass
data. The ABAP statement

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INSERT (iq_table_name) CONNECTION (iq_db_connection) FROM TABLE

will use the IQ load statement. This results in a performance
gain of approximately factor 6 to 8 compared to the array insert
for mass data.

If ACCEPTING DUPLICATE KEYS is specified – that is

INSERT (iv_table_name) CONNECTION (iv_db_connection) FROM TABLE


the insert will be executed using array insert.

Also, if the table definition in the SAP ABAP Dictionary and in
the IQ database do not match completely, the insert will be
executed using array insert.

SYBASE_IQ_LOAD set to 1 requires READCLIENTFILE authorization in
the IQ server:

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set option allow_read_client_file=on


Before execution of the load command the table will be locked for
write access. With SYBASE_IQ_LOCKWAIT it is possible to overwrite
the lock wait time. Default is 300 seconds.

Example: SYBASE_IQ_LOCKWAIT=600 will set a lock wait time of 600

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The buffer size for array operation to IQ can be modified using
SYBASE_IQ_BUFFER_SIZE – to be set in bytes. Default is 40k.

Example: SYBASE_IQ_BUFFER_SIZE=500000 will set a buffer size of

Note that the ODBC driver has a fixed limit of 32 kB rows per

please check below screenshot for same.







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