With the SAS Bridge for ESRI, you can
add SAS data to your maps. You can establish a connection to
your SAS data and incorporate that data into your GIS.
join SAS data to an ArcMap layer. Uncover new relationships
in your existing data to find answers and solve problems.
export data to a SAS data set. Use SAS procedures to distinguish
the important from the unimportant, and turn your data into
run stored processes. You can save SAS programs and applications
on a SAS server as stored processes. You can then share and
run these SAS programs from client applications such as ArcMap.
Stored processes are especially useful for applications that
are run frequently or used by multiple clients.
view the metadata associated with SAS data sets.
create custom applications or macros that export data to SAS and run
other processes, without your intervention. The SAS Bridge for ESRI
is built on a set of objects that make it simple for you to create your
own custom export applications and macros.
With SAS Bridge for ESRI, you can export your data to a SAS data
set, use SAS to perform any analysis that is needed, read the new
data back into ArcMap, and incorporate the new information into
your maps and presentations.
The SAS Bridge for ESRI adds the analytic intelligence of SAS to
the easy-to-use mapping capabilities of ArcGIS. The result is a
geographic information system unmatched in the ability to inform,
persuade, and motivate.
The features provided by the SAS Bridge for ESRI are integrated
with ArcGIS. After you have installed the software, you can access
its features through the ArcGIS interface. Simply follow the instructions
in the HOW TO topics to incorporate SAS data and analyses into your
maps and presentations.