Efficiency: Improving the Performance of Your SAS Applications

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by Robert Virgile

What does saving on CPU space and time mean to you? If your answer is MONEY...read on! Virgile shares his expertise on reducing the CPU time required to run your SAS jobs with discussion about reading data, reporting, handling files, sorting, summarizing and manipulating data. He also provides pointed strategies for reducing storage space. Virgile's skillful delivery of programming techniques and strategies enables the reader to validate their program's efficiency for present and future use through a clever icon system that rates the individual computing savings. The test programs are also available from the SAS Online Samples facility to verify results. This book is written for the experienced SAS programmer.

256 pages.

Also Recommended: SAS Programming Tips: A Guide to Efficient SAS Processing; Tuning SAS Applications in the MVS Environment;

CMS, Mac, MVS, OS/390, OS/2, UNIX, OpenVMS Alpha, OpenVMS VAX, Windows

ISBN: 1-58025-228-1

Order #CW55960

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