Comparison of Sybase Unwired Platform (SUP) 1.5 vs. 2.0

In Enterprise Mobility by NLNLeave a Comment

Sybase Unwired Platform SUP 1.5 vs 2.0

As I mentioned in my journey article, I had a wonderful experience working with various versions of Sybase Unwired Platfrom (SUP). According to me, SUP 1.5 was a more stable version, which can be considered as one of the better Mobile Enterprise Application Platforms (MEAP) available.  In this article, let me compare the SUP 1.5.x (stable) version with SUP 2.0 (improved) version

Comparison of Features SUP 2.0 vs. 1.5
SUP 2.0 SUP 1.5
SUP 2.0 allows you to configure the Relay Server details from the Sybase Control Center In 1.5.x version, we need to do this by modifying the configuration file which was a tedious process.
Mobile Workflow application has been changed to use Hybrid Web Container Architecture In 1.5.x version, this was a email based workflow application
SAP integration is handled better, i.e, the support for single sign-on using x509 certificate and SSO login ticketing mechanism are added
New option has been provided for the cache policy to Partition the cache by Requester and Device Identity

Features of SUP 1.5.x that are removed in SUP 2.0 version

  • Device Application Designer(DAD), which allowed users to create a template based Native applications for Windows Mobile, Windows Desktop (Win32), and BlackBerry Clients was removed
  • Support for J2SE based client support has been stopped by removing the J2SE code generation option
  •  In SUP 1.5.x, Windows Mobile used to work on both MBS & RBS as well, but in 2.0, it is restricted to RBS alone.
Image credit :

Leave a Comment

Comments Policy :
  • Comments are to drive conversation, add your thoughts, experiences, ask questions!
  • Do NOT write hate speech, swear words, or get into fight. Maintain etiquette
  • Enter your Name, valid Email, URL(optional - Facebook, LinkedIn profile URLs).
  • Your email will NOT be published. Do NOT post any phone numbers, email-ids
  • Do NOT post any links from other websites, unless official sites, University websites.
  • By submitting your comment, you agree to Term and Conditions of our website.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.