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SAS®9 Companion for OS 390

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Original Publication Date: 2002-Dec-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2015-Sep-18
Document File: 632 page(s) / 3M

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SAS Institute Inc.

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SAS®9


Companion for OS/390®



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The correct bibliographic citation for this manual is as follows: SAS Institute Inc. 2002. SAS® 9 Companion for OS/390 ®. Cary, NC: SAS Institute Inc.

SAS® 9 Companion for OS/390®

Copyright © 2002 by SAS Institute Inc., Cary, NC, USA
1-58025-938-3
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P A R T 1 Running SAS Software under OS/390 1
Chapter 1

      4 Initializing and Configuring SAS Software 3 Invoking SAS in the OS/390 Environment 4 Connecting to SAS under OS/390 6
Customizing Your SAS Session 6
Specifying Physical Files 13

SAS Software Files 14

Transporting SAS Data Sets between Operating Environments 23

Accessing SAS Files in Other Operating Environments 23

Utilizing Input/Output Features 23

Reserved OS/390 DDnames 23

Support for SAS Software 25

Solving Problems under OS/390 26

Chapter 2

      4 Allocating SAS Data Libraries 31 Overview of Allocating SAS Data Libraries 31

Allocating SAS Data Libraries Internally 34

Allocating SAS Data Libraries Externally 38

How SAS Assigns an Engine 40

Allocating OS/390 Generation Data Sets 41

Allocating Multivolume SAS Data Libraries 42

Assigning Multiple Librefs to a Single SAS Data Library 45

Deallocating SAS Data Libraries 45

Listing Your Current Librefs 46

Estimating the Size of a SAS Data Set 46

Estimating the Size of a SAS Index 48

Chapter 3

      4 Accessin...