SAS® Programming with SAS® Grid Manager for Platform
Duration: 7.0 hours
This course provides an introduction to the SAS Grid Manager for Platform environment and teaches how to submit SAS workload to the grid from a variety of different SAS products and user interfaces. The course includes hands-on exercises that run SAS applications with SAS Grid Manager for Platform and convert existing SAS programs to run on the grid.
The self-study e-learning includes:
Annotatable course notes in PDF format.
Virtual lab time to practice.
Learn How To
Apply SAS Grid Manager for Platform concepts and terminology.
Submit SAS programs on the grid.
Modify existing SAS programs to run on the grid.
Create and submit parallel SAS programs to the grid.
Who Should Attend
SAS programmers in a SAS Grid Manager for Platform environment and SAS administrators who are responsible for administering SAS and would benefit from learning how SAS programs can be seamlessly integrated with a SAS Grid Manager for Platform environment
Before attending this course, you need to have an understanding of SAS programming concepts as well as experience with SAS or another 4GL programming language. To get the most out of this course, you should: ;
Complete the SAS(R) Programming I: Essentials or SAS(R) Programming II: Manipulating Data with the DATA Step course, or have equivalent programming experience with SAS.
Have some experience with the SAS macro language.
Be familiar with SAS Studio and SAS Enterprise Guide.;This course addresses the SAS Grid Manager for Platform product that is using the LSF software from IBM as the grid provider. Students that are new to SAS programming and do not have a strong background with another programming language will struggle in this class. This is not an entry-level class.
SAS Products Covered
SAS Grid Computing
Introduction to SAS Grid Computing
SAS Grid architecture and administration.
Understanding grid processing.SAS on the Grid
Understanding workspace servers.
Grid enabling SAS programs.
Modifying programs for parallel processing.
SAS Grid enablement with the SCAPROC procedure.Submitting SAS Jobs on the Grid
SAS Grid submission using the SASGSUB utility.
Scheduling jobs to run on the grid.
Converting existing programs.SAS Client Applications on the Grid
Overview of SAS client applications in a SAS Grid environment.
SAS Enterprise Guide on the SAS Grid.
SAS Add-In for Microsoft Office running on the SAS Grid.
SAS Enterprise Miner on the SAS Grid.
SAS Data Integration Studio with the SAS Grid.
The hands-on lab is preconfigured to support this course and will not support hands-on practice for all your enrolled courses.
Hands-On Lab Reservation System
When you are planning your study time, keep in mind that the virtual lab takes 60-75 minutes to start
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