This book is the perfect guide for users who have little or no experience with the SAS System under MVS. This task-oriented introduction covers basic concepts such as interactive processing versus batch processing, data set organization, SAS files versus external files, file management, the windowing environment, and tips for using JCL. Using the code examples in this book, you will learn how to customize your SAS session, create files, write to and read from files, concatenate files, route your SAS log and SAS procedure output, and print your SAS log and SAS procedure output. Discover how quickly you can get up and running with the SAS System under MVS. Supports releases 6.06 and higher of SAS software.
Chapter 1 Introduction to the MVS Operating System
Chapter 2 Introduction to the SAS System under MVS
Chapter 3 Running under TSO
Chapter 4 Running under MVS Batch
Chapter 5 Using SAS Files
Chapter 6 Using External Files
Chapter 7 Routing the SAS Log and SAS Procedure Output