Date: Wed, 25 Aug 2010 22:49:32 -0700
Reply-To: Daniel Nordlund <djnordlund@VERIZON.NET>
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From: Daniel Nordlund <djnordlund@VERIZON.NET>
Subject: Re: Pay-for-play SAS?
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> From: SAS(r) Discussion [mailto:SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU] On Behalf Of Craig
> Sent: Wednesday, August 25, 2010 9:58 PM
> To: SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU
> Subject: Pay-for-play SAS?
> I have the opportunity for little consulting gig on the side but don't
> SAS at home. It didn't take me long to figure out that (Projected
> Hrs * Hourly Rate) - SAS License = IN THE HOLE BIG TIME. Anyone know if
> can rent time on a mainframe some where to use SAS? I saw the SAS ONdemand
> but it looks more like reporting than straight up SAS. So, any pay for
> situations out there? Or is it an all or nothing situation? I don't mind
> going in the hole a little bit and bobbing a long so I can gain more
> experience but I can't dive into the well, sink to the bottom, and then
> the client and SAS everything back plus sum.....even I'm better at finance
> than that!
I am not trying to discourage you from using SAS, but if you are not going to license SAS long term and amortize the cost over a number of jobs, and the client does not have SAS for you to use, then is it necessary for you to use SAS at all for this gig?
Bothell, WA USA