Ask the Expert Webinar Series

Deploying SAS® Viya® on 4th Gen Intel Xeon Hardware

On-Demand • Cost: Complimentary

About the webinar

In this webinar, Intel will share lessons learned from deploying and testing SAS Viya on 4th Generation Xeon Processors on-premises and in the cloud.

We will also outline some tips and tricks to speed implementation and performance of SAS Viya on Intel Xeon processors.

Upgrading to Viya 4 on Intel 4th Generation Xeon processors provides unprecedented power for unprecedented demands.

  •  16% improvement in performance over 3rd Gen Xeon Scalable Processors.
  • 47% more cores compared to previous generations of hardware.
  • 67% performance improvement for large workloads that exceed the capacity of 3rd and 4th generation Xeons.

You will learn:

  • Why SAS and Intel work together.
  • How Viya performs on the new Intel 4th Gen Xeon Processor and why.
  • Specific deployment tips for a successful implementation.
  • Areas to be wary of to prevent performance issues.

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About the Experts

Speaker 1

Suleyman Sair
Intel Principal Engineer, Intel

Suleyman has a PhD in computer science and engineering from UC San Diego and has also received a MSc degree in electrical and computer engineering from Northeastern University. He has been working on memory-latency tolerant architectures and high-performance memory systems for the past 20 years. His research and work focus on easily portable prototypical VLIW compilers and phase-based, large scale program optimizations.

Speaker 1

Michael Ingraham
Principal Solutions Architect, SAS

Michael is a graduate of the Georgia Institute of Technology holding BSEE and MEE degrees in microelectronics. With over 23 years of experience at SAS, Michael has long been an advocate for customers and users as he has worked around the globe consulting and deploying solutions across a wide variety of SAS products and solutions. His latest work has been to lead the global program to develop the CI/CD delivery of SAS Viya applications as software-as-a-service.

Speaker 1

Mike Tolman
Senior Product Manager, SAS

Mike is responsible for administration and globalization experiences as well as supporting strategic partnerships, including Intel. He is a graduate of Utah State University holding two master's degrees in business administration and management of information systems along with undergraduate work in English, chemistry, biology and Spanish. For over 15 years, Mike has managed sales, marketing, user experience, product management and development teams, from various startups to enterprise technology companies like Overstock and Ancestry. He specializes in conceptualizing, building and releasing meaningful solutions to complex problems.