SAS® 9.4 — Today and Tomorrow

SAS 9.4 and SAS® Viya®

Today, SAS 9.4 helps you discover insights, manage data and make analytics approachable. With the delivery of SAS 9.4 TS1M8, SAS continues to deliver innovative solutions built on the SAS 9.4 platform to meet your current and future needs.

And you can integrate your SAS 9.4 and SAS Viya environments so you can take advantage of both worlds. Learn more about SAS Viya.

SAS® 9.4

The SAS 9.4 releases continue to fully use multicore technologies to deliver increased processing capabilities through high-performance, in-database and in-memory analytics resulting in greater insights more quickly from big data and streaming data. SAS 9.4 delivers a highly available and resilient platform for deploying SAS in traditional on-site environments along with additional support for private and public cloud deployments.

The primary focus of SAS 9.4M8 is security. This release contains updates for many of the third party technologies that are used by the platform, including the Java runtime environment (JRE) and many of the third-party JAR files. This release also adds support for major releases of supported operating systems, while limiting support for operating systems that are no longer supported by their respective suppliers.

Customers are encouraged to stay current with SAS product releases.

SAS 9.4 includes features that will benefit all users and administrators at your site.

Product specific documentation summarizes key capabilities that have been introduced.

SAS Administrators should be aware that Maintenance Releases and Product Updates has information about migrating to SAS 9.4.