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Date:         Fri, 4 Jul 2008 08:35:40 -0700
Reply-To:     sbarry@SBBWORKS.COM
Sender:       "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From:         Scott Barry <sbarry@SBBWORKS.COM>
Subject:      Re: PROC SORT
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On Jul 4, 10:52 am, SAM <> wrote: > I wanna know if there is a way to sort data more fast than the "PROC > SORT" do. > thanks

SAS sort performance considerations are operating system (OS) and hardware-specific, as well as data.

It would be worthwhile to consider acquiring Mike Raithel's latest books (title phrases include: ...SAS Indexes and Tuning SAS Applications...) on SAS performance, if you are serious about learning more on the topic for optimization. A Google search on the author's last name will get you more details.

Also, there are some SAS.COM support website links on the topic. Also, consider checking this discussion group archives.

Scott Barry SBBWorks, Inc. ____________________

Systems Architecture:

TS-684 -- PC Performance and the SAS System

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