Ask the Expert Webinar Series

Why Do I Need SAS® Enterprise Session Monitor and Ecosystem Diagnostics?

On-Demand • Cost: Complimentary

About the webinar

Join this session to see an overview of SAS Enterprise Session Monitor, which is used globally to optimize the development of SAS applications.

It equips developers with the ability to responsibly self-manage in a logical, audited manner.

SAS enables platform administrators by giving them comprehensive time-series data to increase platform stability and reduce the time for root cause analysis.

We support platform owners by giving them detailed metrics on resource consumption and standard charge-back algorithms for accurate re-allocation of costs.

In this session, you will also learn about a free service offering from SAS called Ecosystem Diagnostics, which allows customers to share their SAS Enterprise Session Monitor data with SAS so we can provide feedback on our findings.

You will learn:

  • Identify source and target tables used by SAS.
  • Monitor your interactive and batch SAS usage.
  • Use capacity planning report for sizing of SAS environments.
  • Identify usage patterns.
  • Use Ecosystem Diagnostic.

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About the Expert

Steven Sober
Advisory Solutions Architect, SAS  

Steven Sober has more than 42 years of SAS programming experience and is responsible for helping customers in their adoption of SAS® Viya®. To accomplish this, he works with customers to run the SAS®9 Content Assessment, which is a collection of applications designed to examine the characteristics of your SAS®9 system. Each application examines your SAS®9 system for relevant information, gathers key details and produces results from each part of the assessment. In addition, Sober works with customers to run the SAS® Enterprise Session Monitor Maintenance Utility, which extracts data for reporting.

During his tenure at SAS, Sober has traveled globally working with customers to quickly integrate the SAS system to automate processes. Before joining SAS in 1989, as the first employee of SAS Switzerland, he worked for the US Geological Survey, Water Resources Division, assisting hydrologists using the SAS system to derive intelligence on ground and surface water in Southern Colorado.