2.1. Sources of Data
Before you can analyze your data, before you can run a report, before you can do anything with your data, SAS Enterprise Guide must be able to read your data. Your data might be in a data warehouse on a mainframe, or on a piece of paper sitting on your desk. Whatever form your data take, there is a way to get your data into SAS Enterprise Guide.
This section gives a general overview of the most common types of data. Details about how to read different types of data are covered in the rest of this chapter.
Existing SAS Data Tables
You may have SAS data tables (also called SAS data sets) that were created by you or by someone ...