DBMS server versions can provide a host of information:
- Compare the user's DBMS version with the Multi-Tier database
agent version string or Single-Tier driver version. Is the DBMS
compatible with the agent or lite driver?
- Compare the user's DBMS version with the DBMS version against
which OpenLink's product was built. Are they the same? Differences
in server version or patch level may contribute to a host of
problems including outright compatibility or subtle stability
- Compare the user's DBMS version with the operating system
version and patch level. Does the operating system meet the system
requirements of the DBMS?
- Obtain Unix server's kernel tuning parameters. Do the tuning
parameters match the requirements specified in the DBMS
documentation? Insufficient tuning parameters contribute to
- Is the user's DBMS server version associated with limitations
or bugs? Is the DBMS server's patch level current?
Recommend re-links to Multi-Tier users, when their DBMS version and
their database agent version strings differ. Relinking resolves
some compatibility issues.