Chapter Organization

This book is organized as follows:

Chapter 2, this chapter, provides an overview of high-performance utility procedures.

Chapter 3: Shared Concepts and Topics, describes the modes in which SAS high-performance utility procedures can execute.

Subsequent chapters describe the high-performance utility procedures. These chapters appear in alphabetical order by procedure name. Each chapter is organized as follows:

  • The Overview section provides a brief description of the functinality provided by the procedure.

  • The Getting Started section provides a quick introduction to the procedure through a simple example.

  • The Syntax section describes the SAS statements and options that control the procedure.

  • The Details section discusses methodology and other topics, such as ODS tables.

  • The Examples section contains examples that use the procedure.

  • The References section contains references for the methodology.