Simple general authorization patterns

October 18, 2019
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Simple general authorization patterns

Newcomers to SAS Viya Administration may appreciate these tried-and-tested patterns for securing folders, and the content within them (reports, data plans, models etc.). If you are new to security model design in SAS Viya, this post is for you.

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How to Parallel Load and Compress a SAS® Cloud Analytic Services (CAS) Table

October 17, 2019
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How to Parallel Load and Compress a SAS® Cloud Analytic Services (CAS) Table

In this post, you'll learn how to parallel load and compress a SAS® Cloud Analytic Services (CAS) Table in one pass of the CAS table.

How to Parallel Load and Compress a SAS® Cloud Analytic Services (CAS) Table was published on SAS Users.


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What is Data Literacy?

October 16, 2019
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It has recently become fashionable to talk about data literacy. This is an important idea so I’m glad to see people discussing it. To me, data literacy means understanding that data are not dry, dusty, abstract squiggles on a computer screen, but represent living things: people, plants, animals. Having a deep understanding of data...
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Creating a word cloud using Python and SAS® software

October 16, 2019
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Creating a word cloud using Python and SAS® software

Generating a word cloud (also known as a tag cloud) is a good way to mine internet text. Word (or tag) clouds visually represent the occurrence of keywords found in internet data such as Twitter feeds.

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Visualize a regression with splines

October 16, 2019
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Visualize a regression with splines

The EFFECT statement is supported by more than a dozen SAS/STAT regression procedures. Among other things, it enables you to generate spline effects that you can use to fit nonlinear relationships in data. Recently there was a discussion on the SAS Support Communities about how to interpret the parameter estimates

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Capturing log messages from Viya deployments

October 14, 2019
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Capturing log messages from Viya deployments

The Viya Operations Infrastructure provides components to collect and store log messages in order to manage a large number of logs enable you to locate messages of interest.

Capturing log messages from Viya deployments was published on SAS Users.


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Compute the geometric mean for many variables in SAS

October 14, 2019
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Compute the geometric mean for many variables in SAS

I recently wrote about how to use PROC TTEST in SAS/STAT software to compute the geometric mean and related statistics. This prompted a SAS programmer to ask a related question. Suppose you have dozens (or hundreds) of variables and you want to compute the geometric mean of each. What is

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How to Simulate DATA Step DESCENDING BY Statements in SAS® Cloud Analytic Services (CAS)

October 10, 2019
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How to Simulate DATA Step DESCENDING BY Statements in SAS® Cloud Analytic Services (CAS)

The SAS DATA Step's DESCENDING option on BY variables quickly reveals a data set's largest value.

How to Simulate DATA Step DESCENDING BY Statements in SAS® Cloud Analytic Services (CAS) was published on SAS Users.


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Top 5 SAS Books for Students

October 9, 2019
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Top 5 SAS Books for Students

As a fellow student, I know that making sure you get the right books for learning a new skill can be tough. To get you started off right, I would like to share the top SAS books that professors are requesting for students learning SAS. With this inside sneak-peak, you

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