Ask the Expert Webinar Series

Accessing Database Data in SAS® Viya®

On-Demand • Cost: Complimentary

About the webinar

Modern analytics requires accessing data from a wide variety of sources, and SAS has always made that easy with its powerful SAS/ACCESS® interfaces.

But as the size of our data grows, performance becomes a critical issue.

Join us and learn how you can use your SAS®9 programming skills in the SAS Viya compute server.

Then learn to use CAS and caslibs to make processing database data faster than ever.

You will learn:

  • The differences between the Viya compute server and CAS, and when to use each.
  • Tips for accelerating database data processing in SAS®9 and on the Viya compute server.
  • The practical differences between traditional SAS libraries and caslibs.
  • How to work with database-backed caslibs in CAS.

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About the Expert

Mark Jordan
Principal Technical Training Consultant, SAS

Mark grew up in northeast Brazil as the son of Baptist missionaries. After 20 years as a US Navy submarine sailor and hobbyist programmer, he retired from the Navy and turned his hobby into a dream job. Mark writes and teaches a broad spectrum of SAS programming classes, and his book, Mastering the SAS DS2 Procedure: Advanced Data Wrangling Techniques, is in its second edition.