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Tarrant County SAS Users Group

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Tarrant County SAS User's Group (TCSUG) Meeting

--KirkLafler 19:18, 11 June 2007 (EDT)

Date & Time
Wednesday, June 20, 2007 - 1:30 pm

Speaker Bio
Kirk Paul Lafler, Kirk Paul Lafler is consultant and founder of Software Intelligence Corporation and has been programming in SAS since 1979. As a SAS Certified Professional and SAS Institute Alliance Member (1996 - 2002), Kirk provides IT consulting services and training to SAS users around the world. As the author of four books including PROC SQL - Beyond the Basics Using SAS (SAS Institute. 2004), Kirk has written more than two hundred peer-reviewed papers and articles that have appeared in professional journals and SAS User Group proceedings. He has also been an Invited speaker at more than two hundred International, regional, local and special-interest SAS user group conferences and meetings throughout North America.

Abstract
The SQL Procedure contains many powerful and elegant language features for experienced SQL users. This presentation introduces SQL topics that will help programmers unlock many hidden features, options, and other hard-to-find gems found in the SQL universe. Topics include CASE logic; the COALESCE function; experimental SQL statement options _METHOD and _TREE, and other useful options; dictionary tables; and performance issues.

Location
Citigroup

Address
6400 Las Colinas Blvd, Irving, TX 75039