Category Archives for "BASE SAS"

SAS Generation Datasets

sas generation datasets

What are SAS Generation Datasets?SAS generation datasets are historical copies of a SAS data set. You can request SAS to keep multiple copies of a SAS data set by using the generations feature.Generation datasets are useful for backup and recovery a specific data set, comparing two or more data sets for audit purposes.Read the paper […]

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Length and Precision of SAS Variables

Length and Precision of SAS Variables

SAS programmers often use the Length statement frequently. Understanding the concepts of Length and Precision of SAS variables helps you to efficiently use disk space. When you specify the length of SAS variables.SAS stores the value of all numeric variables in floating-point representation. Numeric Variables The default length of numeric variables in SAS data sets […]

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Working with Missing Values in SAS

Working with missing values in SAS is one of the most common tasks for a SAS programmer. There are many techniques and tools associated with using missing values. knowing these techniques will help you to work more efficiently using values. The two basic types of missing values are numeric missing values and character missing values. […]

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