4
Apr

Jedi SAS Tricks: Transwarp Processing with DS2 in SAS® Viya®

When speed is required at scale, it's hard to beat parallel processing data in memory with DS2 and SAS® Viya® with the amazing Cloud Analytic Services (CAS)!

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26
Mar

Authoring a data-driven book - yes, we do that!

At SAS we use data to accomplish many of our everyday tasks. At SAS Books, we have now even used data to create a data-driven book, An Introduction to SAS Visual Analytics.

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19
Feb

Six new SAS books for 2018

Start off the New Year by brushing up your SAS programming skills! Begin your goal to become SAS certified or explore these New SAS books and other SAS Press titles, many of which will be making their bookshelf debut at SAS® Global Forum 2018 in Denver, CO! Want to be notified when a new book [...]

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20
Nov

Using SAS to Help Girl Scouts Grow Cookie Sales!

Motivating students is one of the major challenges teachers and student advocates face on a daily basis and encouraging students to be interested in analytics is a whole other mountain to climb, or is it? What motivates students? Often we make assumptions that students are not motivated or are not [...]

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9
Oct

An introduction to SAS Visual Analytics: the Parallel Period function of the Derived Item calculations

My new SAS Press book “An Introduction to SAS Visual Analytics” (written in collaboration with Tricia Aanderud and Rob Collum) covers all of the different aspects of SAS® Visual Analytics, including how to develop reports, load data, and handle administration. Below is an example of the types of tips that you can find [...]

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10
Aug

3 steps to prepare your data for accurate predictive models in SAS Enterprise Miner

In this post I describe the important tasks of data preparation, exploration and binning.These three steps enable you to know your data well and build accurate predictive models. First you need to clean your data. Cleaning includes eliminating variables which have uneven spread across the target variable. I give an [...]

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27
Jun

8 new summer reads for SAS users

Summer is here, which means vacations and time at the pool with a good book. If expanding your knowledge is a goal of yours this summer, SAS has a shelf full of new titles becoming available over the next few months. From new editions of classics – such as SAS® for Forecasting [...]

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27
Jun

How to perform an operation on all numeric or all character variables in a SAS data set

In a previous blog, I demonstrated a program and macro that could identify all numeric variables set to a specific value, such as 999. This blog discusses an immensely useful technique that allows you to perform an operation on all numeric or all character variables in a SAS data set. [...]

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26
Jun

Keeping your data set clean: Integrity constraints

When I teach my Data Cleaning course, the last topic I cover in the two-day course is SAS Integrity Constraints.  I find that most of the students, who are usually quite advanced programmers, have never heard of Integrity Constraints (abbreviated ICs).  I decided a short discussion on this topic would [...]

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6
Jun

Using regular expressions to verify the pattern of character data

Wait!  Don't close this window.  I understand that regular expressions can be very complicated (yes, there are many books on the subject), but some basic expressions to test patterns such as zip codes or telephone numbers are not that difficult.  In addition, you can sometimes use Google to search for [...]

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