Posts Tagged ‘ I/O ’

Favourite Platform Admin Papers from SAS Global Forum 2011

June 9, 2011
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These are some of my favourite papers from SAS Global Forum 2011. As a platform administrator and metadata fan I am obviously biased to a specific subset of papers. I’m sure there were many other great papers at the conference, but these are the ones that I liked the most based on my own...
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Spreading the WORK load

February 12, 2011
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I found a handy tip from Rafi in the discussion Allocating SAS WORK Libraries Dynamically in SAS 9.2 in the LinkedIn group SAS Architects/Administrators/Implementation Specialist. It explains how to use a variation on the SAS system option WORK= to spread work libraries over a number of I/O paths using either random or available space...
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Resources for Designing and Configuring I/O Subsystems for SAS® Software

September 3, 2010
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As a SAS platform administrator, I often find myself discussing the importance of well designed I/O subsystems with customers and I.T administrators/architects. Sometimes it can be a challenge explaining how important it is for SAS applications to have a high sustained sequential I/O throughput. In some cases they may not consider I/O requirements for...
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