Analyze Big Data Using SAS: An Interactive Goal Oriented Approach: The Complete Lecture
Many software products in the market today handle big data and conduct advanced analytics. One of these is Statistical Analysis System (SAS), a popular software program especially in advanced analytics and data management. Many organizations, both federal and private, organize their databases in SAS format. The main hurdle which limits the number of SAS users, besides the high cost of its one-year only licenses, is a much steeper learning curve than is typical for other software such as STATA and Eviews. Students are often amazed by how simple it is to generate these statistics from raw data in SAS and are further motivated to learn SAS. This teaching material uses an application-oriented approach, with solving practical questions as the main takeaway.