SAS Orphaned Workspace

August 26, 2009
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Sometimes SAS doesn't shut down correctly and you get stuck with orphaned workspace. These orphaned workspace directories should be cleaned out now and again. You can run this code in SAS to find out where your workspace is and then go to the directo...
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SAS truncates SQL columns to length 1024

August 11, 2009
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At first I thought SAS was giving me errors because the input data was malformed. Before I found data entry operators typing invalid dates such as “3/30/33/2009″ : NOTE: Invalid argument to function INPUT at line 1248 column 26 NOTE: Mathem...
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Dr. Goodnight and SAS in the news

August 5, 2009
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I wanted to take a minute to share these two pieces of media that I discovered this week. In a video interview with Bloomberg's Bernard Lo, Dr. Goodnight, CEO of SAS, talks about the emerging Asian market and about how SAS does business in Asia. ...
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Created my first SAS dataset without using SAS

July 27, 2009
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Created my first SAS dataset without using SAS

Well, around 14 months ago, I started on a journey to understand the SAS dataset so I could read and write one independently. Originally, I needed the functionality for a client but it became an obsession to figure it out. Client work and personal matt...
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Gliffy

July 23, 2009
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Occasionally I like to sketch out data extraction flows, database schemas, use cases, etc. I prefer pencil and paper to the industrial strength tools like visio. But sometimes I need to share my little pictures and mailing my scratch paper just won't...
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PM Stories

July 15, 2009
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PM Stories

These are stories I have collected over the years. i hope people enjoy.Project Managers In Practice (PIMP…sorry, PMIP)Our first story involves a young PM, new to the project and not very technicalOk, so I (senior consultant guy) have a project and th...
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New features for authors and fans of SAS Publishing!

July 10, 2009
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Contributed by Kirsten Hamstra, SAS Publishing Changes are happening at SAS Publishing with several new features being rolled out this month. The first and largest new feature focuses on our authors. Currently, most SAS Publishing titles have a...
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SAS Using SAS for Reporting

July 8, 2009
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SAS customers often ask me "How do you use SAS?" My use of SAS is very limited these days, but my co-workers do some amazing things every day. We at SAS use SAS software to accomplish all sorts of business tasks and some purely entertaining ones...
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Connect with SAS Publishing

June 17, 2009
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SAS Publishing wants to get closer to the people who read, write, or dream of writing a SAS Press book. You can find SAS Publishing products and contact information on support.sas.com in the Bookstore. SAS Publishing is reaching out to you in ot...
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