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CASL Programming for Distributed Computing in SAS® Viya®
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CASL Programming for Distributed Computing in SAS® Viya®

Peter Styliadis
Stacey Syphus

Instructors: Peter Styliadis

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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Advanced level

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29 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
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What you'll learn

  • Connect to the CAS server to access and manage data.

    Use CASL to prepare and analyze data.

    Create reports and visualizations using SAS Viya.

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59 quizzes

Course

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Advanced level

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29 hours (approximately)
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This course is part of the Distributed Programming in SAS® Viya® for Data Analysts Specialization
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There are 7 modules in this course

In this module you

What's included

2 videos3 readings1 app item

In this module you examine some basic concepts, beginning with an overview of SAS Viya and the two main servers available for processing data: the SA Compute Server and the SAS Cloud Analytics Services (or CAS) server. Then you learn about caslibs, the mechanism for accessing data within the CAS server. Lastly, you will explore the SAS Studio environment and connect to the CAS server.

What's included

8 videos2 quizzes

In this module you will learn the fundamentals of SAS's new scripting language called the CAS language, or CASL for short. You will learn about how CASL is very different from the traditional SAS programming language. Then you will learn dive into detail about its four main components: variable data types, statements, functions, and CAS actions.

What's included

27 videos1 reading14 quizzes1 app item

In this module you will learn to connect to the CAS server and access it's data. You will begin by making a connection to CAS and exploring the connection options. Then you will begin to learn more about Caslibs by exploring their attributes, data source files and in-memory tables and creating a user defined Caslib. Lastly you will learn about managing in-memory tables by loading, saving, promoting and deleting tables.

What's included

22 videos1 reading9 quizzes1 app item

In this module you will learn about exploring and validating data using a variety of CAS actions and CASL techniques. You will begin by exploring a CAS table's structure by viewing the column attributes, previewing the table rows, working with the results of an action and more. Then you will learn about charactering data by finding the distinct and missing values in each column. Lastly, you learn about validating data by removing duplicate rows and creating a new CAS table that identifies bad data.

What's included

18 videos2 readings13 quizzes1 app item

In this module you will learn about Preparing Data in CAS. You will begin by executing some common data manipulation using CAS actions techniques such as updating a table in place, creating a new table with computed columns, performing conditional processing, filtering rows and columns, converting column types, working with dates, imputing missing values, restructuring data, and even executing DATA step code in CAS. Lastly you will learn about how to execute fedSQL statements in the CAS server.

What's included

29 videos2 readings12 quizzes1 app item

In this module you will learn about Analyzing and Summarizing Data in CAS. You will begin by understanding the benefits and considerations of using the CAS server with the compute server for your data processing needs. Then you will execute a variety of actions to obtain summary statistics, frequency and crosstabulation reports. Lastly you will learn about how to process the results of the CAS server by using the SAS Output Delivery System (ODS) on the smaller summarized results to create data visualizations, or output to an external file types like PowerPoint, Word, Excel and PDF.

What's included

18 videos2 readings9 quizzes1 app item

Instructors

Peter Styliadis
SAS
5 Courses18,888 learners
Stacey Syphus
SAS
8 Courses113,297 learners

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