About This Book


This book will take you from complete novice to confident competence with the new SAS programming language, DS2.

Is This Book for You?

Are you comfortable with traditional Base SAS DATA step and SQL processing? Want to supercharge your data preparation? Then DS2, the new SAS programming language that integrates the power and control of the DATA step with the ease, flexibility, and rich data type palette of SQL might be just what you are looking for! DS2 plays well with multiple data sources, but is exceptionally well suited for manipulating data on massively parallel platforms (MPPs) like Hadoop, Greenplum, and Teradata.

DS2 gives you the power to accomplish tasks such as these:

•   process traditional SAS data sets and ...

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