We've recently had to transition a DB to being hosted by our provider, instead of on-prem. With that, they've given us read-only access to the database to continue utilizing local scripts for pulling data.

Unfortunately, I've realized a few scripts of ours utilized custom functions that had been added to Sybase.

With read-only access, I can't add these functions to the remote database.

I'm trying to find another option, for example - installing functions locally with a way to execute them on the remote server.

I'm at a loss with this though, and am looking for any possible guidance.

Also - I've requested the functions be added, but I feel that is pretty unlikely.

asked 03 Jul, 16:44

JWise93's gravatar image

JWise93
51126
accept rate: 0%


I do not know whether I have understood your situation and requirements - so just FWIW, you can create temporary functions and temporary procedures with SQL Anywhere, and the docs state

Temporary stored procedures can be created and dropped when connected to a read-only database,...

Note, these are only visible for the current connection.

This may or may not be of help here.

permanent link

answered 03 Jul, 17:05

Volker%20Barth's gravatar image

Volker Barth
36.4k343504757
accept rate: 34%

converted 03 Jul, 17:41

2

That's perfect - I didn't realize that temporary functions could be utilized on a read-only database.

Thanks for your help!

(03 Jul, 17:31) JWise93
Your answer
toggle preview

Follow this question

By Email:

Once you sign in you will be able to subscribe for any updates here

By RSS:

Answers

Answers and Comments

Markdown Basics

  • *italic* or _italic_
  • **bold** or __bold__
  • link:[text](http://url.com/ "title")
  • image?![alt text](/path/img.jpg "title")
  • numbered list: 1. Foo 2. Bar
  • to add a line break simply add two spaces to where you would like the new line to be.
  • basic HTML tags are also supported

Question tags:

×19

question asked: 03 Jul, 16:44

question was seen: 75 times

last updated: 03 Jul, 17:31