If you stick with SQL standard data types, it should be easy to export the database to SQL statements using mysqldump
and executing those in Sybase. There might be some minor modifications necessary, especially if Sybase handles indexes or NULL values a little differently. Advanced features like triggers, sequences, stored procedures and configuration settings are unlikely to port directly between databases.
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