Configure the physical drives and local array, duplicate the environment of the current development system.
Perform a dump of the current development system.
Install ASE 12.5.
Configure ASE 12.5 on the development system, duplicating the current development environment.
Update the interfaces file.
Create the databases on ASE 12.5.
Load the dump of the current development system.
Run dbcc commands (checktable, checkalloc, checkcatalog) on ASE 12.5 databases. Be sure to check the dbcc log and error log.
Synchronize user IDs between the old and new development systems.
Run checkpoint on the 12.5 environment.
Shift development to ASE 12.5. Developers begin verification and new feature development.