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SAS(R) Grid Computing for Programmers

  • Tuition USD $900 GSA  $725.44
  • Reviews star_rate star_rate star_rate star_rate star_half 3223 Ratings
  • Course Code SGRDM6
  • Duration 1 day
  • Available Formats Classroom

This course provides an introduction to the SAS Grid 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 and convert existing SAS programs to run on the grid.

Skills Gained

  • Apply SAS Grid Manager 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 Can Benefit

  • SAS programmers in a SAS Grid Manager 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 environment. (Note that this course uses the SAS Grid Manager with SAS Workload Orchestrator.)

Prerequisites

  • 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® Programming 1: Essentials or SAS® Programming 2: Data Manipulation Techniques 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.

Course Details

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.

When does class start/end?

Classes begin promptly at 9:00 am, and typically end at 5:00 pm.

Does the course schedule include a Lunchbreak?

Lunch is normally an hour long and begins at noon. Coffee, tea, hot chocolate and juice are available all day in the kitchen. Fruit, muffins and bagels are served each morning. There are numerous restaurants near each of our centers, and some popular ones are indicated on the Area Map in the Student Welcome Handbooks - these can be picked up in the lobby or requested from one of our ExitCertified staff.

How can someone reach me during class?

If someone should need to contact you while you are in class, please have them call the center telephone number and leave a message with the receptionist.

What languages are used to deliver training?

Most courses are conducted in English, unless otherwise specified. Some courses will have the word "FRENCH" marked in red beside the scheduled date(s) indicating the language of instruction.

What does GTR stand for?

GTR stands for Guaranteed to Run; if you see a course with this status, it means this event is confirmed to run. View our GTR page to see our full list of Guaranteed to Run courses.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals, and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

It should include certification practice questions in relation to the topic discussed.

Very good training. Remote mode makes it a little bit harder at the beginning. All went well after warm-up

Very good. Easy to use. Communication was good. Problems were resolved quickly. Nice instructor.

It was a nice experience. I wish it to be in person session that would have been more interactive.

- able to organize and concentrate (in relatively short interval of time) a lot of training material.
- setting up a good connection to Virtual Machine and good functionality of the necessary applications - in parallel with a good ZOOM session with instructor and participants.
- able to accommodate big numbers of participants
- provides additional course material ( like PDF manuals)

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