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SAS-SHARE® 9.1 User's Guide Disclosure Number: IPCOM000243380D
Original Publication Date: 2004-Dec-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2015-Sep-19
Document File: 296 page(s) / 2M

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User's Guide

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The correct bibliographic citation for this manual is as follows: SAS Institute Inc. 2004. SAS/SHARE® 9.1 User's Guide, Cary, NC: SAS Institute Inc.

SAS/SHARE® 9.1 User's Guide

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

ISBN 1-59047-227-6
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P A R T 1 Usage 1
Chapter 1

4 Getting Started with SAS/SHARE 3

SAS/SHARE: Learning to Use 4
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about SAS/SHARE 13

Chapter 2

4 Using SAS/SHARE Software 19

SAS/SHARE Is a Multi-User Data Server 19

Accessing SAS Files through an Operating Environment 23

Accessing SAS Files through a SAS/SHARE Server 24

Remote Library Services Provides Remote File Access 25

SAS/SHARE Software Components 25

SAS/SHARE Users 26

Migration and Cross-Version Compatibility (Version 6 through SAS 9.1) 26

Chapter 3

      4 Managing a SAS/SHARE Server (Server Administrators) 27 Starting a Server: A Fast-Track Approach 27

Specifying a Communications Access Method 28

Pre-Defining SAS Data Libraries to the Server 29

Starting a Server 31

Server Security 33

Writing a SAS Program to Start a Server 36

Automating Server Start-Up 36

Managing a Server, Its Libraries, and Its Users 36

Chapter 4

      4 Writing End-User Applications to Access Shared Data 41 Accessing Libraries through a Server 41

Locking Data Objects in your Programming Environment 43

SAS Programming Considerations 43

SQL Programming Considerations 47

SCL Programming Considerations 48

SAS Data View Programming Considerations 52

Using SAS Catalog Entries in Programs 55


Chapter 5

4 Locking SAS Data Objects 57

SAS/SHARE Lock Manager Facility 57

Locking and SAS Data Object Hierarchy 58

Types of Locks 60


What's New vii

Overview vii

Details viii

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Locking Obje...