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Scaling up and out: the value. proposition of the sas scalable. architecture. cheryl doninger ... multiple sas sessions that execute in parallel.
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Copyright © 2002 , SAS Institute Inc. All rights reserved.Scaling Up and Out: The ValueProposition of the SAS ScalableArchitectureCheryl DoningerSenior Software Manager R&DSAS InstituteCopyright © 2002 , SAS Institute Inc. All rights reserved.Why Do We Care?! more and more and more data! reduce time-to-solution! increase CPU usage (make use of idleprocessors)! SMP hardware! networked resources! go faster!Copyright © 2002 , SAS Institute Inc. All rights reserved.SAS Version 9! eliminates single threaded nature of SAS! two choices prior to v9:! MP CONNECT! SPD Server! enables SAS to use additional resources whenavailable! addresses performance through scalabilityCopyright © 2002 , SAS Institute Inc. All rights reserved.General Issues with Scalability! not every application is scalable! not every platform is capable of providingscalability! software must be able to leverage scalableapplication and hardwareCopyright © 2002 , SAS Institute Inc. All rights reserved.Characteristics of Scalabl...