The SQLJ consortium of SQL vendors develops specifications for using Java with SQL. The consortium submits these specifications to ANSI for formal processing as standards. The standards can be found on the Web at In this document, SQLJ refers to capabilities compliant with SQLJ Part 1 of the standard specifications

Compliance with SQLJ standards ensures that Sybase functionality ports to all third-party, standards-compliant relational databases.The standard specifications are in three parts:

Sybase supports Part 1 of the specification. In addition, Sybase extends the capabilities provided in the standard. For example, Adaptive Server allows you to reference Java methods and classes directly in SQL, whereas SQLJ Parts 1 and 2 require that you use SQL aliases.