Ask the Expert Webinar Series

How Do I Use Open Source With SAS® Viya®?

On-Demand • Cost: Complimentary

About the webinar

SAS delivers an open analytics platform, built on the latest cloud technology and accessible from the interface or in the coding language of your choice, giving you the freedom to experiment and create.

Combining the power of SAS with open source technologies, you can unify disparate tools and analytic assets into a streamlined, collaborative environment that fosters productivity, business agility and tangible results.

This webinar will help you learn the many ways SAS Viya integrates with open source.

You will learn how to:

  • Access the power of SAS using your existing skills, like SAS, open source or other programming skills.
  • Use Python or R in the analytical flow of pipelines.
  • Use Python or R through the SWAT package.
  • Use the Python Editor within SAS Studio.

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About the Expert

Melodie Rush
Principal Systems Engineer, SAS

Melodie Rush is a Principal Data Scientist for the Customer Success Technical Team at SAS. She received both her bachelor’s degree in statistics and her Master of Science in Management from North Carolina State University. At SAS, Rush has developed presentations and methodology for doing many types of analysis, including data mining, machine learning, forecasting, data exploration and visualization, quality control and marketing. She has spent more than 20 years helping companies identify and solve problems in each of these analytical areas.