SAS 9.1 Scalable Performance Data Engine Reference
Original Publication Date: 2004-Dec-31
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SAS® 9.1 Scalable Performance Data Engine: Reference
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P A R T 1 Usage 1
Chapter 1 Overview: The SPD Engine 3
Introduction to the SPD Engine 3
Using the SMP Machine 4
How the SPD Engine Organizes SAS Data 4
Comparing the Base SAS Engine and the SPD Engine 5
Interoperability of the Base SAS Engine and the SPD Engine Data Sets 7
Interoperability of the SPD Engine and the SPD Server Data Sets 8
Sharing the SPD Engine Files 8
Features That Enhance I/O Performance 8
Features That Boost Processing Performance 9
The SPD Engine Options 9
Chapter 2 Creating and Loading SPD Engine Files 11
Introduction for Creating and Loading SPD Engine Files 11
Allocating the Library Space 11
Efficiency Using Disk Striping and Large Disk Arrays 14
Converting Base SAS Engine Data Sets to SPD Engine Data Sets 14
Creating and Loading New SPD Engine Data Sets 16
SPD Engine Component File Naming Conventions 16
Efficient Indexing in the SPD Engine 17
P A R T 2 Reference 21
Chapter 3 SPD Engine LIBNAME Statement Options 23
Introduction to the SPD Engine LIBNAME Statement 23
SPD Engine LIBNAME Statement Syntax 23
SPD Engine LIBNAME Statement Options List 33
Chapter 4 SPD Engine Data Set Options 35
Introduction to SPD Engine Data Set Options 35
SPD Engine Data Set Options List 60
SAS Data Set Options That Behave Differently with the SPD Engine Than w...