Round to even

November 11, 2019
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Round to even

In grade school, students learn how to round numbers to the nearest integer. In later years, students learn variations, such as rounding up and rounding down by using the greatest integer function and least integer function, respectively. My sister, who is an engineer, learned a rounding method that rounds half-integers

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The Little SAS Book 6.0: What’s New

November 7, 2019
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The Little SAS Book 6.0: What’s New

Six editions is a lot! If you had told us, back when we wrote the first edition of The Little SAS Book, that someday we would write a sixth; we would have wondered how we could possibly find that much to say. After all, it...
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Making your SAS code more readable

November 6, 2019
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Making your SAS code more readable

Learn about best-selling SAS author Ron Cody's programming standards.

Making your SAS code more readable was published on SAS Users.


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What are biplots?

November 6, 2019
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What are biplots?

Principal component analysis (PCA) is an important tool for understanding relationships in multivariate data. When the first two principal components (PCs) explain a significant portion of the variance in the data, you can visualize the data by projecting the observations onto the span of...
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How to make the most of arrays with SAS® software and streamline your programming

November 5, 2019
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How to make the most of arrays with SAS® software and streamline your programming

Grace Whiteis of SAS Technical Support shows you how to capitalize on arrays using SAS software -- and streamline your code, whether it involves arrays or not.

How to make the most of arrays with SAS® software and streamline your programming was published...
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We’ve all gone to cloud — but what about my SAS data(base)?

November 5, 2019
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We’ve all gone to cloud — but what about my SAS data(base)?

Think differently about using storage in the cloud with your SAS Grid jobs, and learn about SAS Cloud Data Exchange for security/caching strategies

We’ve all gone to cloud -- but what about my SAS data(base)? was published on SAS Users.


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Accessing Databases in the Cloud – SAS Data Connectors and Microsoft Azure

November 5, 2019
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Accessing Databases in the Cloud – SAS Data Connectors and Microsoft Azure

Editor’s note: This is the third article in a series by Conor Hogan, a Solutions Architect at SAS, on SAS and database and storage options on cloud technologies. This article covers the SAS offerings available to connect to and interact with the various database...
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How to interpret graphs in a principal component analysis

November 4, 2019
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How to interpret graphs in a principal component analysis

Understanding multivariate statistics requires mastery of high-dimensional geometry and concepts in linear algebra such as matrix factorizations, basis vectors, and linear subspaces. Graphs can help to summarize what a multivariate analysis is telling us about the data. This article looks at four graphs that...
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Append tables in SAS® Viya® with REST APIs – a treat, no tricks

October 31, 2019
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Append tables in SAS® Viya® with REST APIs – a treat, no tricks

While growing up in the 80's, I watched The Golden Girls on TV with my Grandma Betty. Now, when my sister visits, we binge watch reruns on TV Land. I was excited when I saw for this Halloween, you could buy Golden Girls costumes!...
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