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SAS-ACCESS® 9.1 Supplement for Informix SAS-ACCESS for Relational Databases

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Original Publication Date: 2004-Dec-31
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SAS/ACCESS® 9.1

Supplement for Informix

SAS/ACCESS for Relational Databases



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The correct bibliographic citation for this manual is as follows: SAS Institute Inc. 2004. SAS/ACCESS ® 9.1 Supplement for Informix (SAS/ACCESS for Relational Databases). Cary, NC: SAS Institute Inc.

SAS/ACCESS® 9.1 Supplement for Informix (SAS/ACCESS for Relational Databases)

Copyright © 2004, SAS Institute Inc., Cary, NC, USA


ISBN 1-59047-247-0
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4 SAS/ACCESS for Informix 1

Introduction to the SAS/ACCESS Interface to Informix 1 LIBNAME Statement Specifics for Informix 2
Data Set Options for Informix 4

Pass-Through Facility Specifics for Informix 5 Autopartitioning Scheme for Informix 8 Passing SAS Functions to Informix 9

Passing Joins to Informix 10

Temporary Table Support for Informix 10

Locking in the Informix Interface 11

Naming Conventions for Informix 12

Informix Data Types 12

Overview of Informix Servers 15

Appendix 1

       4 Recommended Reading 17 Recommended Reading 17

Glossary 19

Index 25

Contents

Chapter 1



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C H A P T E R

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Introduction to the SAS/ACCESS Interface to Informix 1

Default Environment 2


LIBNAME Statement Specifics for Informix 2

Arguments 2

    
Informix LIBNAME Statement Example 4 Data Set Options for Informix 4 Pass-Through Facility Specifics for Informix 5

    Stored Procedures and the Pass-Through Facility 5 Command Restrictions for the Pass-Through Facility 6 Examples 6
Autopartitioning Scheme for Informix 8

Overview 8

    
Autopartitioning Restrictions 8 Using WHERE Clauses 8
Using DBSLICEPARM= 9
Using DBSLICE= 9
Passing SAS Functions to Informix 9 Passing Joins to Informix 10
Temporary Table Support for Informix 10

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