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the ability to export results to other Windows applications and the web
the ability to schedule your project to run at a later time
OLAP data access, visualization, and manipulation
SAS Enterprise Guide also enables you to create SAS Stored Processes and to store that
code in a repository that is available to a SAS Stored Process Server. (Stored processes
are SAS programs that are stored on a server and are executed by client applications.)
Stored processes are used for web reporting and analytics, among other things.
For more information, see the SAS Enterprise Guide Help, which is available from
within the product. For information about administrative tasks associated with SAS
Enterprise Guide, see the SAS Intelligence Platform: Desktop Application
Administration Guide.
SAS Enterprise Miner
SAS Enterprise Miner is an example of the SAS analytics products that use the SAS
Intelligence Platform. This application streamlines the data mining process to create
highly accurate predictive and descriptive models based on the analysis of vast amounts
of data from across an enterprise. SAS Enterprise Miner enables you to develop data
mining flows that consist of data exploration, data transformations, and modeling tools
to predict or classify business outcomes.
For more information, see the SAS Enterprise Miner Help, which is available from
within the product. For information about administrative tasks associated with SAS
Enterprise Miner, see the SAS Intelligence Platform: Desktop Application Administration
Guide.
SAS Environment Manager
SAS Environment Manager, which is new with SAS 9.4, is a web-based administration
solution for a SAS environment. The application enables you to perform these tasks:
administer, monitor, and manage SAS resources, including administering the SAS
Web Application Server and monitoring SAS foundation servers
collect and chart data on metrics for monitored SAS resources, thus creating a
comprehensive view of resource health and operation
monitor system and log events
trigger alerts based on user-specific events and thresholds
incorporate the monitoring and managing of IT and SAS resources into a service
management strategy. This strategy enables you to use the detailed metric
information stored in the SAS Environment Manager Data Mart and the reports
provided in the Report Center.
perform SAS administration functions including authorization, user management,
server management, library management, and backup.
SAS Environment Manager is based on the VMware Hyperic product, with
customizations and plug-ins to optimize the product specifically for a SAS environment.
The basic architecture consists of an agent process (running on each middle-tier and
server-tier machine) that communicates with a central management server. Agents
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