SAS® Analytics Pro Features

Powerful 4GL with support for SQL

  • Ability to read data in nearly any format, from nearly any kind of file.
  • Robust macro language reduces coding for common tasks.
  • Centralized metadata repository.
  • Runs interactively or in batch mode.
  • PC/desktop version includes SAS Enterprise Guide for guided tasks and batch analysis.

Easily accessible browser-based development environment (SAS Studio)

  • Access SAS from anywhere, using any device with a web browser. No client installation. Zero footprint.
  • Access all of your SAS programs, data files and libraries from your desktop, Mac and iPad® through your web browser.
  • Auto-complete feature displays a list of SAS procedures when you begin typing a procedure name. When a procedure is selected, it then displays the parameter list and pop-up syntax.
  • Automatically generates SQL queries and lets you access the SQL code generated behind the scenes.
  • Create and add your own code snippets to the snippet library.
  • Point-and-click interface guides you through analytical or data manipulation processes.
  • More information on Base SAS software.

Advanced statistical analysis

  • Examine data for relationships using a broad range of statistical methods, including:
    • Analysis of variance.
    • Bayesian analysis.
    • Categorical data analysis.
    • Cluster analysis.
    • Descriptive statistics.
    • Discriminant analysis.
    • Distribution analysis.
    • Exact methods.
    • Group sequential design and analysis.
    • Market research.
    • Mixed models.
    • Missing value imputation.
    • Multivariate analysis.
    • Nonparametric analysis.
    • Power and sample size.
    • Psychometric analysis.
    • Regression.
    • Spatial analysis.
    • Structural equations.
    • Survey sampling and analysis.
    • Survival analysis.
    • Transformations.
  • Multithreaded procedures.
  • Post-fitting inference.
  • Statistical graphics.
  • Ability to add drill-down capabilities so users can visually explore analyses.
  • For a complete list of methods, see the SAS/STAT documentation.

Data visualization, presentation and delivery

  • Built-in map data sets (for countries, and US states and counties).
  • New map data sets from GfK have been added to the MAPS library. The MAPSGFK data is more current and cleaner topologically, for easier mapping and analysis.
  • Ability to generate latitude/longitude for mailing addresses and IP addresses.
  • Ability to analyze point data against data polygons to see where points are located.
  • Broad range of charts and plots:
    • Scatter, line, area, bubble, multiple axis, overlay.
    • Bar, pie, donut, star, block.
    • Customized colors, line styles, symbols.
    • 2-D and 3-D plots with tilting and rotation.
  • Customized colors, line styles and symbols.
  • Alpha transparency on charts.
  • Anti-aliased lines for smoother plot lines.
  • Generate static or dynamic interactive (Java or ActiveX) charts and graphs with drill-down capabilities.
  • Link graphs to web pages.
  • Embed interactive graphics in web pages or Microsoft documents.
  • Support for virtually all common printers and plotters.
  • Graphs are integrated with tables with all output displayed in the same HTML file.
  • More SAS/GRAPH information.

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