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Tips:Estimating the Size of New SAS Data Sets

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Did you know that you can estimate the size of SAS V9 indexes via a cool SAS program written by the brainiacs at the SAS Institute? You can easily do so with the following:

So, before you attempt to put your humongo SAS indexes out on that measly little disk drive that your company begrudgingly provides, use these programs to see if they will fit.

Submitted by Michael A. Raithel, The man who wrote the book on performance.. Contact me at my Discussion Page.