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SAS® 9.1 Scalable Performance Data Engine

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Original Publication Date: 2004-Dec-31
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SAS® 9.1 Scalable Performance Data Engine

Reference



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The correct bibliographic citation for this manual is as follows: SAS Institute Inc. 2004. SAS ® 9.1 Scalable Performance Data Engine: Reference, Cary, NC: SAS Institute Inc.

SAS® 9.1 Scalable Performance Data Engine: Reference

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


ISBN 1-59047-442-2
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Contents

P A R T 1 Usage 1

Chapter 1 Overview: The SPD Engine 3

Introduction to the SPD Engine 3

Using the SMP Machine 4

How the SPD Engine Organizes SAS Data 4

Comparing the Base SAS Engine and the SPD Engine 5

Interoperability of the Base SAS Engine and the SPD Engine Data Sets 7

Interoperability of the SPD Engine and the SPD Server Data Sets 8

Sharing the SPD Engine Files 8

Features That Enhance I/O Performance 8

Features That Boost Processing Performance 9

The SPD Engine Options 9

Chapter 2 Creating and Loading SPD Engine Files 11

Introduction for Creating and Loading SPD Engine Files 11

Allocating the Library Space 11

Efficiency Using Disk Striping and Large Disk Arrays 14

Converting Base SAS Engine Data Sets to SPD Engine Data Sets 14

Creating and Loading New SPD Engine Data Sets 16

SPD Engine Component File Naming Conventions 16

Efficient Indexing in the SPD Engine 17

P A R T 2 Reference 21

Chapter 3 SPD Engine LIBNAME Statement Options 23

Introduction to the SPD Engine LIBNAME Statement 23

SPD Engine LIBNAME Statement Syntax 23

SPD Engine LIBNAME Statement Options List 33

Chapter 4 SPD Engine Data Set Options 35

Introduction to SPD Engine Data Set Options 35

Syntax 35

SPD Engine Data Set Options List 60

SAS Data Set Options That Behave Differently with the SPD Engine Than w...