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Mastering the SAS DS2 Procedure by Mark Jordan

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Chapter 1: Getting Started

1.1 Introduction

1.1.1 What is DS2?

1.1.2 Traditional SAS DATA Step versus DS2

1.1.3 What to Expect from This Book

1.1.4 Prerequisite Knowledge

1.2 Accessing SAS and Setting Up for Practice

1.1 Introduction

Today’s data scientists deal with ever larger data sets from a widening variety of data sources, and the computations required to process that data are continually becoming more complex. As SAS has been modernized with each new release, most SAS procedures (PROCs) have been rewritten to be thread-enabled, allowing them to use multiple CPUs on a single computer or even to push processing into massively parallel processing (MPP) computing environments such as Teradata, Hadoop, or the SAS High-Performance Analytics ...

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