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SAS 9.1 Companion for zOS Disclosure Number: IPCOM000243171D
Original Publication Date: 2004-Dec-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2015-Sep-17
Document File: 640 page(s) / 3M

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SAS® 9.1 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 Companion for z/OS. Cary, NC: SAS Institute Inc.

SAS® 9.1 Companion for z/OS

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

ISBN 1-59047-196-2
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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 37

Introduction 38

SAS Library Engines 38

SAS View Engines 41

Library Implementation Types for Base and Sequential Engines 42

Assigning SAS Data Libraries 55

Chapter 3 Accessing BMDP, SPSS, and OSIRIS Files 69

Introduction to the BMDP, SPSS, and OSIRIS Engines 69

Accessing BMDP Files 70

Accessing SPSS Files 71

Accessing OSIRIS Files 72

Chapter 4 Allocating External Files 75

Introduction to External Files 75

Ways of Allocating External Files 75

Using the FILENAME Statement or Function to Allocate External Files 76

Using the JCL DD Statement to Allocate External Files 78

Using the TSO Allocate Command to Allocate External Files 79

Allocating External Files on Tape 79

Allocating External Files to a Pipe 80

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