Date: Mon, 11 Jun 2001 22:02:27 +1000
Reply-To: dennis <dennis_grodsen@EKNO.COM>
Sender: "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From: dennis <dennis_grodsen@EKNO.COM>
Organization: Customer of Telstra Big Pond Direct
Subject: Re: Merge wide datasets
You might also change the sortsize parameter in your options or config file.
I changed mine to 128meg and it ran heaps quicker - I haven't tried setting
it greater than that amount yet - just got an extra 256 meg of RAM.
"Shukla Kshirsagar" <shuklak@HOTMAIL.COM> wrote in message
> Thank you for your help with this.
> I used tagsort, and it improved the performance on the sort. I could sort
> the datasets in about 40 minutes, which was taking more than 8 hours
> without the tagsort option. The merge was also complete in less than an
> Paul, I would like to try the hash technique that you suggested. I will
> hav some time to that in the next couple of days. Will let you know how
> that goes as compared to tagsort.
> Thank you for your help.