Hands-On SAS For Data Analysis: Techniques for effective data management and analytics (Paperback)Harish Gulati (author)
Paperback 605 Pages / Published: 09/08/2019
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Unleash the full potential of SAS to get unique, actionable insights from your data About This Book * Build enterprise-class data solutions using SAS and become an expert in SAS programming * Work with different kinds of data structures, SAS macros and run SQL queries in SAS to manipulate your data * A practical guide with all the information you need to take the SAS certification exam confidently Who This Book Is For If you are a data professional new to SAS programming and want to be an expert at it, this is the book for you. Those looking to prepare for the SAS certification exams will also find this book to be a very handy resource. Some understanding of the basic data management concepts will be useful for getting the most out of this book. What You Will Learn * Explore different types of SAS modules and packages like SAS/STATS, SAS/Access and understand the value they bring * Manipulate, sort and transform data using SAS 4GL and other appropriate functions * Discover commonly used functions, their goals, parameters and what's important: when and how to get the most of these functions. * Define your own macro and understand how to share the data that come from PROC SQL and data step * Prepare sample geographic maps with annotations - entirely from the code. * Understand end-to-end preparation and implementation of the robust report using SAS ODS (Output Delivery System) In Detail SAS is one of the leading enterprise tools in the world today when it comes to data management and analysis. It allows for faster, easier processing of data and empowers you to get valuable business insights for effective decision-making. This book will serve as an all-encompassing, comprehensive guide you can refer to while preparing for your SAS certification exam. After a quick walkthrough of the SAS architecture and components, the book teaches you the different approaches to import and read data from different sources using SAS. You will become familiar with SAS Base, 4GL programming language and SQL procedure - with comprehensive coverage of topics like data management and data analysis. You will then move on to learn more about macro programming and its advanced aspects. By the end of this book, you will become a thorough expert in SAS programming and be able to handle and manage your data-related problems in SAS with ease.
Publisher: Packt Publishing Limited
Number of pages: 605
Dimensions: 235 x 191 mm
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