Date: Tue, 12 Jan 2010 15:55:48 -0500
Reply-To: Toby Dunn <tobydunn@HOTMAIL.COM>
Sender: "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From: Toby Dunn <tobydunn@HOTMAIL.COM>
Subject: Re: Server Space Sizing Estimates
Me thinks given my new job at work I might need to come up to Westat and
sit beside Mikeeeeeee and learn for a week or two....
On Tue, 12 Jan 2010 15:40:03 -0500, Michael Raithel
>Jenine Milum posted the following:
>> I am needing to do a lot of sizing estimates of SAS data for a
>> data migration. Does anyone have any SAS code or even an Excel
>> to handle such a task? I need to consider frequency of data updates,
>> additional feeds / columns anticipated, disk space required.
>> No sense reinventing the wheel with all of the brilliant minds on SAS-
>Jenine, you were obviously thinking of me when you wrote "...the
brilliant minds on SAS-L":-) So, to return the compliment, I will point
you at my brilliant little SAS Quick Tip:
>My Size_The_Data.sas program will help you with the amount of space
required. It will undoubtedly be a good jumping off point for your
efforts. So, have fun using my Size_The_Data.sas program to seize the day
and size your data!
>Jenine, best of luck in all of your SAS endeavors!
>I hope that this suggestion proves helpful now, and in the future!
>Of course, all of these opinions and insights are my own, and do not
reflect those of my organization or my associates. All SAS code and/or
methodologies specified in this posting are for illustrative purposes only
and no warranty is stated or implied as to their accuracy or
applicability. People deciding to use information in this posting do so at
their own risk.
>Michael A. Raithel
>"The man who wrote the book on performance"
>Author: Tuning SAS Applications in the MVS Environment
>Author: Tuning SAS Applications in the OS/390 and z/OS Environments,
>Author: The Complete Guide to SAS Indexes
>Seize the day, put no trust in the morrow! - Horace