Posts Tagged ‘ Big Data ’

SAS Certification allows you to embrace the big data era

March 8, 2016
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Our colleagues at the SAS office in Korea recently had the opportunity to interview two customers from KT, one of the biggest telecommunications companies in Korea, about getting SAS certified.  Sung-chul Hwang and Gyu-seob Lee both have four SAS certifications – Base Programmer, Advanced Programmer, Statistical Business Analyst and Predictive

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How to have coffee every morning with a SAS Certified Data Scientist

October 13, 2015
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I am a data source, and so are you.  It begins in the morning when we grab a cup of coffee at our local coffee shop and tap the screen of our tablet to browse the day’s headlines.  Just in this simple routine, data can be used by companies to

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NOTE: SAS "Inside" of Hadoop

September 2, 2015
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NOTE: SAS "Inside" of Hadoop

We previously looked at SAS Grid Manager for Hadoop, which brings workload management, accelerated processing, and scheduling to a Hadoop environment. This was introduced with the m3 maintenance release of SAS v9.4. M3 also introduced support for using...
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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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Jedi SAS Tricks – Maximum Warp with Hadoop

July 20, 2015
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I'm gearing up to teach the next "DS2 Programming Essentials with Hadoop" class, and thinking about Warp Speed DATA Steps with DS2 where I first demonstrated parallel processing using threads in base SAS. But how about DATA step processing at maximum warp? For that, we'll need a massively parallel processing

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Hadoop is the New Black

July 7, 2015
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Hadoop is the New Black

It feels like any SAS-related project in 2015 not using Hadoop is simply not ambitious enough. The key question seems to be "how big should our Hadoop cluster be" rather than "do we need a Hadoop cluster".

Of course, I'm exaggerating, not every project needs to use Hadoop, but there...
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Jedi SAS Tricks: Warp Speed DATA Steps with DS2

April 25, 2015
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I remember the first time I was faced with the challenge of parallelizing a DATA step process. It was 2001 and SAS V8.1 was shiny and new. We were processing very large data sets, and the computations performed on each record were quite complex. The processing was crawling along on

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UK General Election 2015: using PROC MAPIMPORT to visualise the election

April 9, 2015
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Election fever has hit the United Kingdom as the days count down to 7th May 2015.  This is likely to be one of the most uncertain elections in recent memory, with nearly 10 parties struggling for votes across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.  Results night will be tense, with the different

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