Posts Tagged ‘ Admin ’

NOTE: Thoughts on Lineage

January 14, 2014
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I got quite a lot of interested feedback on the BI Lineage post I made last week. My post highlighted a most informative article from Metacoda's Paul Homes.

Paul himself commented on my post and offered an additional tip. Here's what Paul said:

I agree it would be nice if BI developers could do...
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NOTE: Broadening Access to the BI Lineage Plug-In

January 7, 2014
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NOTE: Broadening Access to the BI Lineage Plug-In

Metacoda's Paul Homes recently wrote a most informative article entitled Providing User Access to the SAS BI Lineage Plug-in. As Paul says in his article, the BI Lineage plug-in can be used to do impact analysis for BI content (reports, informatio...
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NOTE: Metadata-Bound Libraries for Dummies

January 3, 2014
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As I said in yesterday's My 2013 Top Ten article, I think that metadata-bound libraries (introduced in V9.3 maintenance 2) are one of the most significant SAS enhancements for some time. It seems SAS's Chris Hemedinger agrees. Read his Closing the "LIB...
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NOTE: Release Management and Version Control

June 11, 2013
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Yesterday I mentioned SAS platform administrators and how their work and their value can be overlooked. My post related to an article on the SAS Users Groups blog. Last week I saw another SAS Users Groups blog entry about something else that is often o...
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NOTE: SAS Platform Administration – Information Sources

June 10, 2013
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NOTE: SAS Platform Administration – Information Sources

SAS platform administrators are the unsung heroes of many SAS sites. Most SAS users have no conception of the range and complexity of technology that sits below the user-facing SAS interfaces like Enterprise Guide, Web Report Studio and Visual Analyt...
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NOTE: The Dawn of 9.4 Approaches

May 29, 2013
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There were many papers at SAS Global Forum 2013 on the upcoming 9.4 version of SAS. You can find many of them here. I recently saw a blog post from Robby Powell with a good summary of what to expect from 9.4. It's worth a look to see what will be avail...
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NOTE: Adding Value to Your Metadata with Metacoda Commutual

May 28, 2013
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NOTE: Adding Value to Your Metadata with Metacoda Commutual

I'm always glad to meet-up with the folks from Metacoda when I attend SAS Global Forum. They always have something new and valuable to show. Historically it's always been new features for their Metacoda Security Plug-Ins, but this year they were keen...
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NOTE: High-Availability Metadata #sasgf13

May 8, 2013
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NOTE: High-Availability Metadata #sasgf13

One of the most notable features of v9.4 wasn't mentioned in the SAS Global Forum Technology Connection but I caught a paper by Bryan Wolfe on the subject. SAS v9.4 will remove SAS's most notable "single point of failure" - the metadata ser...
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