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What's New in SAS 9.4 by SAS Institute

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Base SAS 9.4

DS2 Language

DS2 is a SAS proprietary programming language that is appropriate for advanced data manipulation and applications. DS2 is included with Base SAS and intersects with the SAS DATA step. It also includes additional data types, ANSI SQL types, programming structure elements, and user-defined methods and packages. Several DS2 language elements accept embedded FedSQL syntax, and the run-time-generated queries can exchange data interactively between DS2 and any supported database. This action enables SQL preprocessing of input tables, which effectively combines the power of the two languages. The DS2 procedure enables you to submit DS2 language statements from a Base SAS session. Leveraging the power of the SAS Embedded ...

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