Date: Fri, 4 Jul 2008 23:10:34 -0700
Reply-To: KL <Kev.L.Scott@GMAIL.COM>
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From: KL <Kev.L.Scott@GMAIL.COM>
Subject: Re: PROC SORT
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On Jul 4, 11:35 am, sba...@sbbworks.com wrote:
> On Jul 4, 10:52 am, SAM <sab...@hotmail.com> 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:http://www2.sas.com/proceedings/sugi30/221-30.pdf
> TS-684 -- PC Performance and the SAS Systemhttp://support.sas.com/techsup/technote/ts684/ts684.html
What is the purpose of the sort? To merge/join or to perform by
processing in subsequent steps? More questions will follow after these