SAS-Warehouse Administrator® 2.3 Metadata API Reference Second Edition
Original Publication Date: 2004-Dec-31
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SAS/Warehouse Administrator® 2.3 Metadata API
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SAS/Warehouse Administrator® 2.3 Metadata API Reference, Second Edition
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Chapter 1 Introduction to the Metadata API 1
Changes and Enhancements 1
What is Metadata? 4
What is the SAS/Warehouse Administrator Metadata API? 5
What Can I Do with the SAS/Warehouse Administrator Metadata API? 5
How the Metadata API Works 5
Identifying Metadata 7
Reading Metadata: A Simple Example 8
Metadata Repositories 10
Learning to Use the Metadata API 12
Naming Conventions Used in This Manual 12
Where Metadata API Classes and SLISTS are Stored 12
Chapter 2 Metadata API Class 13
Overview of the Metadata API Class 13
Using the Metadata API Class 14
Introduction to Metadata API Methods 14
Index to Metadata API Methods 16
Chapter 3 SAS/Warehouse Administrator Metadata Types 51
Overview of SAS/Warehouse Administrator Metadata Types 51
Metadata Type Inheritance 52
Using Metadata Types 53
Index to SAS/Warehouse Administrator Metadata Types 70
Using the Metadata Type Dictionary 73
Appendix 1 Sample Metadata API Code 273
Appendix Overview 273
Read Metadata Code Sample 273
Write Metadata Code Sample 277
Appendix 2 Metadata Type Inheritance Tree 281
SAS/Warehouse Administrator Metadata Type Inheritance Tree 281
Appendix 3 Recommended Reading 285
Recommended Reading 285
Glossary 287 Index 295
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