Sybase plans to ship the 100% Pure Java version of its Adaptive Server Anywhere mobile database later on this year. The product, codenamed Ultralite, will run in only 640Kbytes of memory and so could run on a Java Virtual Machine on a device smaller than a personal digital assistant. A Windows CE version of the database is also scheduled to ship this quarter.
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