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SAS 9.2 Interface to Application REsponse Measurement (ARM) Reference Disclosure Number: IPCOM000243160D
Original Publication Date: 2009-Dec-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2015-Sep-17
Document File: 128 page(s) / 1M

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SAS® 9.2
Interface to Application Response Measurement (ARM)


SAS® Documentation

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The correct bibliographic citation for this manual is as follows: SAS Institute Inc. 2009. SAS ® 9.2 Interface to Application Response Measurement (ARM): Reference. Cary, NC: SAS Institute Inc.

SAS® 9.2 Interface to Application Response Measurement (ARM): Reference

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P A R T 1 Application Response Measurement (ARM) 1
Chapter 1

      4 SAS ARM Interface Overview 3
What Is ARM? 3
Why Is ARM Needed? 3
Will ARM Affect an Application's Performance? 4
What Are the SAS ARM Interface Features? 4
Comparing the SAS 9.1 ARM Interface with the SAS 9.2 ARM Interface 4

Chapter 2

      4 ARM Logging 7
ARM Logging Overview 7
SAS Logging Facility 7
SAS Logging Facility Process 8
Configuring ARM Logging in a Configuration File 8
ARM Logging Using the SAS Language 12
Traditional ARM Log 13
Key Behaviors That Change with the SAS Logging Facility 14


What's New vii Overview vii

P A R T 2 ARM Macro Environment 17
Chapter 3

      4 Enabling ARM Macro Execution 19 Setting the _ARMEXEC Macro Variable 19 Enabling ARM Macro Execution with SCL 19 Conditional ARM Macro Execution for ARM 20

P A R T 3 Using the ARM Interface 23
Chapter 4

      4 Using the ARM Interface 25
ARM Interface Overview 25
How the ARM Interface Works 25
Using ARM System Options 26
ARM API Function Calls 26
Using the SAS Logging Facility and...