Index

A

abstract, definition 123

accessibility of data, identifying 52–53

allocating files, operating environment 43–44

ambition 158–159

APPEND option, format catalogs 27

ARM (Interface to Application Response Measurement) 24

assignments, specifics of programming 57–58

AUDIT statement, DATASETS procedure 20

audit trails 28

autoexec file 28

automatic variables

DATA step 16

macros 41

B

backups, performance impact of 49

.bat file 44–45

batch programs 44–48

blogs, subscribing to SAS community 155

BREAK statement, REPORT procedure 21

broker 9, 10

BUFNO system option 24

BUFSIZE system option 24

business environment, assessing 5–6

BY statement

FREQ procedure 20

function of 17

MEANS procedure 21

PRINT procedure 21

REPORT procedure 21

SORT procedure 22 ...

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