This is a collection of sample programs, pseudo code, and list of commonly made mistakes to help you develop new applications and/or modify existing applications to make use of SAS/CONNECT Software. Both MP CONNECT and Piping are covered as well as some of the established technology such as making a connection to a spawner.
The following examples show how to specify the SPDE engine on a LIBNAME statement and how to use some of the options specific to the SPDE engine. Once the libref has been defined it is specified as usual in a two-level name to the SAS procedure or data step.
The following example goes through an interative process of modifying an existing serial SAS job with different scalable SAS solutions. The first iteration makes use of MP CONNECT. The second iteration tries using the SPD Server product. The final iteration maximizes the gain in performance by using a combination of both MP CONNECT and the SPDS Server product.
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