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SAS(R) SQL 1: Essentials

  • Tuition USD $1,450 GSA  $1,178.84
  • Reviews star_rate star_rate star_rate star_rate star_half 4762 Ratings
  • Course Code SQ1M6
  • Duration 2 days
  • Available Formats Classroom, Virtual

This course teaches you how to process SAS data using Structured Query Language (SQL).

Skills Gained

  • Query and subset data.
  • Summarize and present data.
  • Combine tables using joins and set operators.
  • Create and modify tables and views.
  • Create data-driven macro variables using a query.
  • Access DBMS data with SAS/ACCESS technology.

Who Can Benefit

  • SAS programmers and business analysts

Prerequisites

  • Before attending this class, you should be able to do the following:
  • Submit SAS programs on your operating system.
  • Create and access SAS data sets.
  • Use arithmetic, comparison, and logical operators.
  • Invoke SAS procedures.

Course Details

Essentials

  • Setting up for this course.
  • Overview of SAS Foundation.
  • Course logistics.
  • Course data files.
  • Introducing the Structured Query Language.
  • Overview of the SQL procedure.
  • Exploring tables.
  • Specifying columns.

PROC SQL Fundamentals

  • Subsetting data.
  • Presenting data.
  • Summarizing data.
  • Creating and managing tables.
  • Using DICTIONARY tables.

SQL Joins

  • Introduction to SQL joins.
  • Inner joins.
  • Outer joins.
  • Complex SQL joins.

Subqueries

  • Noncorrelated subqueries.
  • Correlated subqueries.
  • In-line views.
  • Creating views with the SQL procedure.
  • Subqueries in the SELECT clause.
  • Remerging summary statistics.

Set Operators

  • Introduction to set operators.
  • The INTERSECT operator.
  • The EXCEPT operator.
  • The UNION operator.
  • The OUTER UNION operator.

Using and Creating Macro Variables in SQL

  • Interfacing PROC SQL with the macro language.
  • Creating data-driven macro variables with a query.
  • Using macro variables in SQL.

Accessing DBMS Data with SAS/ACCESS

  • Overview of SAS/ACCESS technology.
  • SQL pass-through facility.
  • SAS/ACCESS LIBNAME statement.
  • PROC FedSQL.

When does class start/end?

Classes begin promptly at 9:00 am, and typically end at 5:00 pm.

Does the course schedule include a Lunchbreak?

Lunch is normally an hour long and begins at noon. Coffee, tea, hot chocolate and juice are available all day in the kitchen. Fruit, muffins and bagels are served each morning. There are numerous restaurants near each of our centers, and some popular ones are indicated on the Area Map in the Student Welcome Handbooks - these can be picked up in the lobby or requested from one of our ExitCertified staff.

How can someone reach me during class?

If someone should need to contact you while you are in class, please have them call the center telephone number and leave a message with the receptionist.

What languages are used to deliver training?

Most courses are conducted in English, unless otherwise specified. Some courses will have the word "FRENCH" marked in red beside the scheduled date(s) indicating the language of instruction.

What does GTR stand for?

GTR stands for Guaranteed to Run; if you see a course with this status, it means this event is confirmed to run. View our GTR page to see our full list of Guaranteed to Run courses.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals, and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

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As a vendor-authorized training partner, we offer a curriculum that our partners have vetted. We use the same course materials and facilitate the same labs as our vendor-delivered training. These courses are considered the gold standard and, as such, are priced accordingly.

Is the training too basic, or will you go deep into technology?

It depends on your requirements, your role in your company, and your depth of knowledge. The good news about many of our learning paths, you can start from the fundamentals to highly specialized training.

How up-to-date are your courses and support materials?

We continuously work with our vendors to evaluate and refresh course material to reflect the latest training courses and best practices.

Are your instructors seasoned trainers who have deep knowledge of the training topic?

ExitCertified instructors have an average of 27 years of practical IT experience. They have also served as consultants for an average of 15 years. To stay up to date, instructors will at least spend 25 percent of their time learning new emerging technologies and courses.

Do you provide hands-on training and exercises in an actual lab environment?

Lab access is dependent on the vendor and the type of training you sign up for. However, many of our top vendors will provide lab access to students to test and practice. The course description will specify lab access.

Will you customize the training for our company’s specific needs and goals?

We will work with you to identify training needs and areas of growth.  We offer a variety of training methods, such as private group training, on-site of your choice, and virtually. We provide courses and certifications that are aligned with your business goals.

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You will get access to the PDF of course books and guides, but access to the recording and slides will depend on the vendor and type of training you receive.

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