VARIMAX rotation of PLS loadings

August 9, 2010
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Partial Least Square is one of several supervised dimension reduction techniques and attracts attention in recent years. In the one hand, PLS is able to generate a series of scores that maximize linear correlation between dependent variables and inde...
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SAS: Where Also

August 9, 2010
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Ever heard of ‘where also’? Neither did we. We have to give credit to the guys at the SAS Community. ‘Where also’ allows you to add a series of where statements. The use acts like a single where statement with the and condition....
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Make SAS PROC SQL UPDATE faster with CALL EXECUTE

August 6, 2010
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I have an ETL job that updates 10,000 rows in a large, remote Microsoft SQL table with 700,000 rows (1.4%). (The specific brand of remote SQL database doesn’t matter: this should work equally well for any ODBC RDMS.) This tutorial shows two ways ...
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No Oompa-Loompas here: e-Learning wins top honors

If repeats are sweet, then the SAS Education e-Learning Technology team is running on a sugar high that would make Willy Wonka (and my young daughters) envious. Not only did it just earn honors from the Society for Technical...
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Table Look Up in SAS, practical problems

August 4, 2010
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One guy asked in a SAS forum about a typical table look up problem: He has a data with two IDs: id1 id2 a b a e b c b e c e d e and he wants to generate a new data set with the following structure according to above...
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Bayesian Modeling in SAS

August 3, 2010
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Bayesian Modeling in SAS

Bayesian Modelingproc bgenmod
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Need a place to put other Web Viewable Files?

August 3, 2010
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Need a place to put other Web Viewable Files?

What if you need someplace to store static files for web consumption. Things that might come to mind: Images HTML Static Title Pages JavaScript PDF Documentation (such as how-to instructions) An ideal place would be a HTML server, since these aren't ac...
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Summer hiatus

August 2, 2010
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Summer hiatus

We're taking a break from posting for most of August. We'll be back in a month with new examples, including R- and SAS-applicable tricks and tools.Please drop us any ideas in the comments or by e-mail. We love feedback of any kind.
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A New Way to Add Formats to SAS 9.2 Business Intelligence Clients

Contributed by Scott Vodicka, a member of the SAS Global Consulting Business Intelligence Practice The other day I needed to go to the SAS Customer Support Website and an article caught my eye. The title of the article is FAQ: How to make user-de...
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