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Date:   Mon, 27 Dec 2004 12:53:42 -0800
Reply-To:   cassell.david@EPAMAIL.EPA.GOV
Sender:   "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From:   "David L. Cassell" <cassell.david@EPAMAIL.EPA.GOV>
Subject:   Re: DBMS Engines
In-Reply-To:   <200412262225.iBQMPZpi003850@listserv.cc.uga.edu>
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John Steinbeck <jsteinbeck@TENERA.COM> wrote: > I use DBMS Engines with Version 8.2 of SAS. Has anyone tried using them > with Version 9? I know they are built into the new LIBNAME statement but > only if you have Access to PC File Formats - Correct?

As I understand it, you have to have SAS/ACCESS For Relational Databases, which is not at all the same as SAS/ACCESS To PC File Formats.

Furthermore, the big difference that I see between SAS 8 and SAS 9 on this issue is that in SAS 9 you can do threaded reads (with the right database and OS combo).

David -- David Cassell, CSC Cassell.David@epa.gov Senior computing specialist mathematical statistician


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