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SASACCESS 9.1.3 for Relational Databases Reference

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000244116D
Original Publication Date: 2004-Dec-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2015-Nov-09
Document File: 376 page(s) / 2M

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for Relational Databases


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The correct bibliographic citation for this manual is as follows: SAS Institute Inc. 2004. SAS/ACCESS ® 9.1.3 for Relational Databases: Reference. Cary, NC: SAS Institute Inc.

SAS/ACCESS® 9.1.3 for Relational Databases: Reference

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

ISBN 1-59047-526-7
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P A R T 1 Concepts 1

Chapter 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

Chapter 2

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

Chapter 3

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

Chapter 4

4 Performance Considerations 31

Increasing Throughput of the SAS Server 31

Limiting Retrieval 31

Repeatedly Accessing Data 33

What's New vii

Overview 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