SASACCESS 9.1.3 for Relational Databases Reference
Original Publication Date: 2004-Dec-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2015-Nov-09
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P A R T 1 Concepts 1
4 Overview of the SAS/ACCESS Interface to Relational Databases 3 About This Document 3
Methods for Accessing Relational Database Data 3
Selecting a SAS/ACCESS Method 4
SAS Views of DBMS Data 6
4 SAS Names and Support for DBMS Names 7
Introduction to SAS/ACCESS Naming 7
SAS Naming Conventions 8
SAS/ACCESS Default Naming Behaviors 9
Renaming DBMS Data 10
Options that Affect SAS/ACCESS Naming Behavior 11
Naming Behavior When Retrieving DBMS Data 12
Naming Behavior When Creating DBMS Objects 12
SAS/ACCESS Naming Examples 13
4 Data Integrity and Security 21
Introduction to Data Integrity and Security 21
DBMS Security 21
SAS Security 22
Potential Result Set Differences When Processing Null Data 27
4 Performance Considerations 31
Increasing Throughput of the SAS Server 31
Limiting Retrieval 31
Repeatedly Accessing Data 33
What's New vii
All Supported SAS/ACCESS Interfaces to Relational Databases vii
SAS/ACCESS Interface to DB2 under z/OS viii
SAS/ACCESS Interface to DB2 under UNIX and PC Hosts viii
SAS/ACCESS Interface to Informix ix
SAS/ACCESS Interface to Microsoft SQL Server ix
SAS/ACCESS Interface to ODBC ix
SAS/ACCESS Interface to OLE DB x
SAS/ACCESS Interface to Oracle x
SAS/ACCESS Interface to Sybase x