SAS Communications 1973-1979
In December 1973 the first issue of “SAS Communications” was released to the SAS User Community. Below is an extract of issue #1 - a unique and fascinating account of the early days (and members) of the SAS Project Group. A PDF of the original is...
SAS on CentOS 7
SAS on Centos 7.9
Whilst CentOS is not an officially supported (by SAS...
What is a SAS program?
In SAS Solution Development, a file with a “.sas” extension can be many different things. A macro, a program, a piece of DDL, a datalines file, an autoexec, an FCMP function. Often t...
LOG_LOCATION in SASjs Server
Version 0.11 of SASjs Server now has a configurable LOGS location!
Logs rotate daily, and are named according to the start time - so every time you restart the serv...
Incrementing a Macro Variable
Incrementing a macro variable is fairly straightforward and can be done in several ways, for instance - a do-loop:
SASjs Core - Macros for SAS Application Developers
How often have you needed a macro and thought “surely someone has done this before”?
There’s no need to re-invent the wheel! The SASjs Core library is a collection of 228 (and cou...
Data Controller v5
Version 5 of Data Controller for SAS® is now available!
With some serious updates since v4.0:
🚀 Viya 4 support 🚀 Base SAS support - on SASjs Server 🚀 COLUMN LEVEL SECURITY
This means that Data Controller will now run on A...
Failed to Transcode Data
Failed to transcode data from UUTF8CE to ULATIN9CE
During a recent Data Controller deployment for a Swedish customer we faced the error code below when deploying the backend SAS se...
A Retained Key is an integer used to represent a particular business key in a database table. It is useful in the following scenarios:
- Optimising for speed of joins
- Enabling business keys with null values
- Handling co...
Login failed due to an error with the security certificate
When running the sas-admin CLI tool against a Viya server on https you may get the following response:
Password> Login failed due to an err...