On-Demand Webinar

SAS Code Best Practices


About the webinar

Every SAS programmer can benefit from applying these optimisation techniques

This presentation lists some simple things to consider if you need to:

  • Minimise usage of scarce resources, whether it's storage, memory, CPU or IO
  • Reduce run times for long-running jobs
  • Work out which steps to prioritise for optimisation

What you'll learn:

  • What options to turn on to get performance statistics
  • How to recognise steps which are good candidates for optimisation
  • Some basic rules for good performance, and how to apply them
  • How to optimise code based on the distribution of values in the data
  • Where to go for further information

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About the Expert

Peter Hobart
SAS Customer Success

Peter has worked at SAS for 24 years, in customer support, education, architecture and now customer success. Prior to joining SAS Peter was the IT manager for a major brewery's research laboratory.. Peter has written several SAS courses and questions for the SAS certification exams.

Peter has presented at SAS forum but spends most of his time answering customer questions and presenting at customer events. Peter is a certified SAS advanced programmer, data integration developer and SAS platform administrator.

He is currently learning the new features of SAS Viya 3.5.