Introduction to SAS/ACCESS(R) Interface to Teradata

  • Tuition USD $650 GSA  $589.42
  • Reviews star_rate star_rate star_rate star_rate star_half 1076 Ratings
  • Course Code DIACTD
  • Duration 1 day
  • Available Formats Classroom, Virtual

This course teaches you how to read Teradata tables in Teradata using the SAS 9.4 SAS/ACCESS Interface to Teradata. You learn how to connect to Teradata and to query a single Teradata table and multiple Teradata tables. You also learn efficiency techniques and options for optimizing data access performance.

Skills Gained

  • read Teradata tables using the LIBNAME statement and the SQL pass-through facility
  • use options and efficiency techniques for optimizing data access performance
  • join data using the SQL procedure and the DATA step
  • publish and use SAS formats in Teradata.

Who Can Benefit

  • SAS programmers who need to access data in Teradata from within SAS

Prerequisites

  • Before attending this course, you should be comfortable programming in SAS and Structured Query Language (SQL). You can gain this experience from the SAS® SQL 1: Essentials course. You can gain knowledge of SAS from the SAS® Programming 1: Essentials course. A working knowledge of Teradata is helpful.

Course Details

Introduction

  • course logistics
  • overview of SAS/ACCESS software
  • overview of Teradata
  • connecting to Teradata

Using the SQL Pass-Through Facility

  • connecting to Teradata and investigating Teradata metadata

Using the SAS/ACCESS LBNAME Engine

  • using the LIBNAME statement for Teradata
  • using data set options
  • creating views
  • combining tables

Performance Considerations

  • improving performance with the LIBNAME statement

Base SAS In-Database Technology

  • overview of SAS In-database technology
  • using Base SAS procedures in Teradata
  • using SAS formats and user-defined formats in Teradata

Learning More

Appendix (Self-Study)

  • Introducing Teradata Parallel Transporter Application Programming Interface
  • loading data with FastLoad and MultiLoad

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.

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Kudos to EC, with excellent trainers and a highly satisfying learning experience. The environment was clean and welcoming, and the team was very accommodating.

This was my second course through ExitCertified, and it continues to be a great way to learn and advance my career!

Class had good pace, the curriculum appeared to focus on exam prep (which was good), the lab worked very well except for one small instance.

The course was conducted in a methodical and in a timely manner. Very professional.

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