get TS710 (How to Increase I/O Throughput with SAS for Windows’ SGIO
Feature) from the SAS Institute web site.
On Thu, Aug 5, 2010 at 2:42 PM, P. Cristian Gugiu <firstname.lastname@example.org>wrote:
> Hi all. I just upgraded my RAM in an effort to boost the performance of
> SAS. I now have 14BG of RAM running on a Dell Precision T5400 with 8
> processors (2.0 GHz). I also have the SAS temp folder in a dedicated 10k
> rpm drive. I can't affort to upgrade to a 15k rpm SAS drive.
> I would like to know what other things I can do to optimize the
> performance of SAS. Specifically, I checked a RAM meter as I ran a SAS
> program under timed conditions. The meter indicated that I was only using
> about 2GB of ram although no other programs were running, other than
> Windows 7. Is there a way to increase the amount of ram the SAS will use
> during a run? Along these lines, can someone tell me if the "memleave"
> or "memsize" options are the ones I need and if so, which should I set.