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SAS 9.1.3 Companion for zOS

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Original Publication Date: 2004-Dec-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2015-Nov-09
Document File: 640 page(s) / 3M

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SAS® 9.1.3 Companion for z/OS



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The correct bibliographic citation for this manual is as follows: SAS Institute Inc. 2004. SAS ® 9.1.3 Companion for z/OS. Cary, NC: SAS Institute Inc.

SAS® 9.1.3 Companion for z/OS

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


ISBN 1-59047-529-1
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Contents

P A R T 1 Running SAS Software under z/OS 1

Chapter 1 Initializing and Configuring SAS Software 3

Invoking SAS in the z/OS Environment 4


Connecting to SAS under z/OS 6
Customizing Your SAS Session 7
Specifying Physical Files 14
SAS Software Files 15
Transporting SAS Data Sets between Operating Environments 25 Accessing SAS Files in Other Operating Environments 25
Utilizing Input/Output Features 26
Reserved z/OS DDnames 26
Setting Up the Remote Help System 27
Exiting or Terminating Your SAS Session in the z/OS Environment 28 Support for SAS Software 29
Solving Problems under z/OS 31

Chapter 2 Using SAS Data Libraries 35

Introduction 36


SAS Library Engines 36
SAS View Engines 39
Library Implementation Types for Base and Sequential Engines 40 Assigning SAS Data Libraries 53

Chapter 3 Accessing BMDP, SPSS, and OSIRIS Files 67

Introduction to the BMDP, SPSS, and OSIRIS Engines 67 Accessing BMDP Files 68
Accessing SPSS Files 69
Accessing OSIRIS Files 70

Chapter 4 Allocating External Files 73

Introduction to External Files 73


Ways of Allocating External Files 73
Using the FILENAME Statement or Function to Allocate External Files 74 Using the JCL DD Statement to Allocate External Files 7...