Last updated: 09 February 2018
Quick introduction to ASE:
Where to find ASE documentation
All Sybase ASE manuals can be downloaded from the SAP website as PDF documents. The ASE documentation is located here. When printed, you have an exact copy of the printed manual, including the illustrations and index.
I especially recommend the following ASE manuals:
  • "Transact-SQL User's Guide" - a good overview of ASE's T-SQL language.
  • "System Administration Guide" - for those things a DBA needs to know...
  • "Reference Manual" - this contains all commands, system stored procedures, and more...
  • "Performance & Tuning Guide" - contains a lot of information about, well, Performance & Tuning...
Documentation for older ASE versions (like 11.0) is no longer available since the Sybase documentation website transferred to

Another suggestion:

For other ASE-related books, follow this link.

Even with the ASE documentation, you may sometimes run into problems. Go here for some suggestions where to find answers and get help.

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