SAS 9.1 Companion for zOS
Original Publication Date: 2004-Dec-31
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SAS® 9.1 Companion for z/OS
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SAS® 9.1 Companion for z/OS
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P A R T 1 Running SAS Software under z/OS 1
Chapter 1 Initializing and Configuring SAS Software 3
Invoking SAS in the z/OS Environment 4
Connecting to SAS under z/OS 6 Customizing Your SAS Session 7 Specifying Physical Files 14
SAS Software Files 15
Transporting SAS Data Sets between Operating Environments 25
Accessing SAS Files in Other Operating Environments 25
Utilizing Input/Output Features 26
Reserved z/OS DDnames 26
Setting Up the Remote Help System 27
Exiting or Terminating Your SAS Session in the z/OS Environment 28
Support for SAS Software 29
Solving Problems under z/OS 31
Chapter 2 Using SAS Data Libraries 37
SAS Library Engines 38
SAS View Engines 41
Library Implementation Types for Base and Sequential Engines 42
Assigning SAS Data Libraries 55
Chapter 3 Accessing BMDP, SPSS, and OSIRIS Files 69
Introduction to the BMDP, SPSS, and OSIRIS Engines 69
Accessing BMDP Files 70
Accessing SPSS Files 71
Accessing OSIRIS Files 72
Chapter 4 Allocating External Files 75
Introduction to External Files 75
Ways of Allocating External Files 75
Using the FILENAME Statement or Function to Allocate External Files 76
Using the JCL DD Statement to Allocate External Files 78
Using the TSO Allocate Command to Allocate External Files 79
Allocating External Files on Tape 79
Allocating External Files to a Pipe 80
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