Sybase device

Sybase ASE allocates resources for a database through mechanism known as devices.

Before databases can be created, the devices on which they will be created must be initialized.

As per sybase definition device is a physical resource that stores the objects that make up the database

It can be any piece of disk, such as disk partition

It can be a file in the operating system

Devices are initialized using the disk init command


use master


disk init name=‘test_device’,