SAS 9.1 Metadata LIBNAME Engine Users Guide
Original Publication Date: 2004-Dec-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2015-Sep-19
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Metadata LIBNAME Engine
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P A R T 1 Usage 1
Chapter 1 Using the Metadata LIBNAME Engine 3
What Does the Metadata Engine Do? 3
Understanding How the Metadata Engine Works 3
Advantages of Using the Metadata Engine 5
What Is Supported? 6
Performance Considerations 7
Chapter 2 Understanding the Metadata 9
What Metadata Is Used by the Metadata Engine? 9
What Is Required to Use the Metadata Engine? 9
Chapter 3 Examples of Using the Metadata Engine 11
Submitting the LIBNAME Statement for the Metadata Engine 11
Accessing Data Using an Engine Directly Compared to Using the Metadata Engine 12
Using the Metadata Engine to Create a New Table 14
Using the Metadata Engine to Delete a Table 15
Controlling the Results of Output Processing Using the Metadata Engine 16
P A R T 2 Metadata Requirements 19
Chapter 4 SAS Metadata Model Requirements for the Metadata Engine 21
Understanding the Model Requirements 21
Chapter 5 Metadata Requirements to Construct the LIBNAME Statement for the Underlying Engine 27
Understanding How the Metadata Engine Constructs a LIBNAME Statement 27
Metadata Requirements to Construct a LIBNAME Statement for a Base SAS Engine 28
Metadata Requirements to Construct a LIBNAME Statement for a DBMS SAS/ ACCESS Engine 30
Metadata Requirements to Construct a LIBNAME Statement for the Remote Engine 32
Chapter 6 Metadata En...