Chapter Organization

This book is organized as follows:

Chapter 1, this chapter, provides an overview of high-performance utility procedures.

Chapter 2: 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.