sas uk & ireland's top data scientist

SAS Professionals' member Dr. Mohammad Abbas was named as SAS UK and Ireland's top data scientist at the Big Data Skills Festival at Brunel University, Uxbridge, London.  Click here to read more and convey your congratulations with the 'Like' button.

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SAS Metadata Server clusters: two ways to monitor

While previous SAS releases provided high availability through custom-designed failover techniques, many customers requested more robust failover or cluster support for high availability. The SAS 9.4 Metadata Server cluster was introduced to help address this need. A SAS Metadata Server cluster is a coordinated set of metadata servers that act […]

Enterprise Architecture: Your chance to design your perfect SAS environment

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How to calculate the weighted average in SAS Visual Analytics in six easy steps

The weighted average calculation is a useful metric that you should be familiar with.  The more common calculation of average is the arithmetic mean, which assumes that each data point has an equal weight. Unlike the arithmetic mean, the weighted average takes into account the fact that some data points […]

SAS Environment Manager 2.4 -- new options for monitoring your SAS environment

If you’ve used SAS Environment Manager, you know what kind of information it’s capable of providing – the metrics that show you how the resources in your SAS environment are performing. But what if it could do more? What if it could automatically collect and standardize metric data from SAS […]

My five favorite memories of MWSUG 2014

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    Nigel Pain replied to Danny's discussion Friday Conundrum in the group United Kingdom
    "That works for me: %macro contacts(name,ctry); %put name = &name ctry = &ctry.; %if (&ctry = %str(CH) or &ctry = %str(ES)) %then %let schema_prefix = nn; %else %let schema_prefix = ns; %if &ctry = %str(BL) %then %let ab_ctry =…"
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    Neil Constable replied to Danny's discussion Friday Conundrum in the group United Kingdom
    "The problem is probably that it thinks GE is greater thN or equal to. Change it to %str(GE) and it should work"
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    I'm running Base SAS and have got a real head scratcher as it seems that SAS can't tell the differnece between IR and GE?I've run the following macro:%macro contacts(name,ctry);%put name = &name ctry = &ctry.;%if (&ctry = CH or &ctry = ES) %then %let schema_prefix = nn; %else %let schema_prefix = ns;%if &ctry = BL %then %let ab_ctry = BE; %else %if &ctry = GE %then %put ctry is &ctry.; %else %if &ctry = UK %then %let ab_ctry = GB; %else %if &ctry = IR %then…See More
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