Date: Wed, 13 Apr 2011 13:59:06 -0400
Reply-To: oloolo <dynamicpanel@YAHOO.COM>
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From: oloolo <dynamicpanel@YAHOO.COM>
Subject: Re: 10 High performance PROC of new SAS
the mutli-user capability is a big plus over regular SAS configuration, but
nowadays, IT is able to provide similar or even superior capability by
resorting to modern DB system.
On Tue, 12 Apr 2011 12:32:35 -0700, Jack Hamilton <jfh@STANFORDALUMNI.ORG>
>A little birdie pointed out a terminological inexactitude in my previous
>note on SPDE:
>SPDE - Scalable Performance Data Engine is part of Base SAS
>SPDS - Scalable Performance Data Server is a separate SAS product.
>SPDE has NO server attributes. It is a SAS library engine designed for
>partitioned data sets. It does not allow multi-user update in any form.
>SPDS IS a server with simultaneous update capabilities and enhanced
>security rules along with full server administration facilities.
>SPDE data set must be converted to SPDS format before using with the
>On Tue, 12 Apr 2011 13:33 -0400, "Michael Raithel"
>> Dear SAS-L-ers,
>> Oloolo posted the following:
>> > SAS used to have a technology called SPD, but I am curious how many
>> > sites
>> > licensed this engine.
>> Oloolo, SPD is definitely an intriguing product, considering that it
>> allows one to take advantage of the benefits of multi-processor
>> platforms. You can read everything there is to know about the SAS
>> Scalable Performance Data Engine at the following link:
>> If your organization does end up buying it, could I please borrow it on
>> the weekends:-)
>> Oloolo, best of luck in all 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"
>> E-mail: MichaelRaithel@westat.com
>> Author: Tuning SAS Applications in the MVS Environment
>> Author: Tuning SAS Applications in the OS/390 and z/OS Environments,
>> Second Edition
>> Author: The Complete Guide to SAS Indexes
>> Before borrowing money from a friend, decide which you need more. -
>> Addison H. Hallock
>Brevis esse laboro, obscurus fio.