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SAS 9.1.3 Open Metadata Interface

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Original Publication Date: 2004-Dec-31
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Getting Started with

SAS® 9.1.3

Open Metadata Interface



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The correct bibliographic citation for this manual is as follows: SAS Institute Inc. 2004. Getting Started with the SAS ®9.1.3 Open Metadata Interface. Cary, NC: SAS Institute Inc.

Getting Started with the SAS® 9.1.3 Open Metadata Interface

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Contents

Chapter 1 Understanding Metadata Concepts 1

About This Guide 1

What Is Metadata? 1

What Is Metadata Management? 2


What Is the SAS Open Metadata Architecture? 3

Chapter 2 Working with Metadata 5

Before You Begin 6

Example Scenario 6

Planning a Repository 7


Setting Up a SAS Metadata Server 12
Writing SAS Open Metadata Interface Clients 22 Adding Metadata Objects 26
Querying the Repository 42
Updating Metadata Objects in the Repository 46 Deleting Metadata Objects in the Repository 47 Stopping the SAS Metadata Server 48

Appendix 1 Recommended Reading 51

Recommended Reading 51


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C H A P T E R

1

About This Guide 1


What Is Metadata? 1
What Is Metadata Management? 2
What Is the SAS Open Metadata Architecture? 3

Benefits of the SAS Open Metadata Architecture 4

  This guide provides a brief description of metadata, metadata management, and the benefits of using the SAS Open Metadata Architecture and the SAS Open Metadata Interface. It also shows you how to use the SAS Open Metadata Interface by walking you through the steps of identifying what information you need to cap...