SUP Application Performance Improvement Best Practices – Part I

In Enterprise Mobility by NLN2 Comments

Mobile applications built using Sybase Unwired Platform (SUP) are considered to be slow in terms of response/performance. Based on my experience with SUP,  I would like to speak about few considerations in all the layers of development to improve the performance of an application built with SUP.   Backend Interfaces Backend interfaces used for data retrieval will have a considerable …

How to calculate ROI on Enterprise Mobility Initiatives ?

In Enterprise Mobility by Satheesh4 Comments

One of the most asked questions by customers, who plan to implement Enterprise Mobility, is how do we calculate ROI on Enterprise Mobility initiatives ?  Also, this is probably the most thought question by a sales or pre-sales guy trying to sell Enterprise Mobility Solutions….Let me share some of my thoughts with some examples on how to calculate ROI on …

What is Cache Policy? Various Types of Cache Policies in SUP 2.1.2

In Enterprise Mobility by NLN3 Comments

If you are either learning Sybase Unwired Platform(SUP) or being part of a discussion with SUP developers, you may have encountered technical jargon called Cache Policy. Let me try to explain what a Cache policy stands for and various types of them in SUP 2.1.2. What is Cache Policy ? Cache policy is a logical grouping of MBOs that determines which set …

Relay Server (RSOE) configuration for Afaria Enrollment Server

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The Relay Server is another product from Sybase which helps Afaria to establish secure communication with the external world. Relay Server sits in the DMZ and uses ports 80 & 443 (outbound) to communicate with external world. The Afaria Server will have an additional component called Relay Server Outbound Enabler (RSOE) which will be used to communicate with Relay Server. …

Afaria Components List – Description – Installation order

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When I started installing Afaria for the first time, I got confused about the order to install various components and did not know what each component would do. Below article is aimed to help beginners to understand about various Afaria components and their description. Afaria Installation medium contains a bunch of components which needs to be installed to have a fully functional …

Afaria 6.6 vs. 7.0 Comparison – Mobile Device Management

In Enterprise Mobility by NLN4 Comments

Afaria 7.0 is the latest version of mobile device management software by SAP. Having a side by side comparison of Afaria 7.0 version with 6.6 version would give you all a good understanding of the changes and new features. Below are some of the major differences   Afaria 6.6 vs. 7.0 Features Comparison.   Afaria 6.6 Afaria 7.0 Flash based …

SAP HANA’s impact on SUP’s Future ?

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If you happen to visit Sapphire 2012 or watch the keynote presentations by SAP’s executives, you would have noticed one clear message…It is all about SAP HANA. They are betting big on SAP HANA. They have invited C-Level executives from big brands like McLaren,  Burburrey, ACE hardware, RedBox, etc to speak about their experience using HANA. The experiences shared by …