Posts Tagged ‘ Admin ’

NOTE: SAS Grid Manager for Hadoop

July 23, 2015
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NOTE: SAS Grid Manager for Hadoop

I've recently written about how much new functionality is getting released by SAS on an almost monthly basis without much fanfare, and I've also written about how Hadoop is becoming a new "operating system" and we should expect to see Grid and LASR run...
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NOTE: HTML 5 is in VA Hub Already!

July 22, 2015
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NOTE: HTML 5 is in VA Hub Already!

Aside from comments about my SAS Enterprise Guide vs SAS Studio article, Metacoda's Michelle Homes (@HomesAtMetacoda) was quick to write a comment about my Flash & SAS Visual Analytics (VA) article and to point out that HTML5 is already an option f...
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More Flash in Chrome for Less Power … and the HTML5 Migration

June 30, 2015
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More Flash in Chrome for Less Power … and the HTML5 Migration

If you use one of SAS's web interfaces you'll be a great fan of the flexibility and usability of the user interface. And those capabilities are probably provided by Adobe Flash. Your browser is running the Flash plug-in.

But Flash has one or two downsides, principally its tendency to use...
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Graphics on Android

September 1, 2014
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Last week, writing about admin and deployment enhancements in SAS v9.4, I mentioned my estimation of the proportion of SAS customers on the latest version of SAS (I confidently estimated less than 50%).These figures are available in other contexts. For...
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NOTE: What’s More in 9.4 – Admin & Deployment

August 28, 2014
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We can't consider SAS version 9.4 to be "new" any more (it first shipped in July 2013), but if we had the numbers to show it, I'm sure we'd see that less than 50% of customers have upgraded, so it's worth revisiting 9.4's attractions.The complexity, ef...
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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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