SAS Platform Administration: Fast Track

This intensive course provides accelerated learning for those students who will administer the platform for SAS Business Analytics.

Duration 4 Days
Certificate SAS Global
Language English

Fees 3200

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About Program

This intensive course provides accelerated learning for those students who will administer the platform for SAS Business Analytics. This course is for individuals who are comfortable with learning large amounts of information in a short period of time. The SAS Platform Administration: Metadata Administration and SAS Platform Administration: System Administration courses are available to provide the same type of information in a more detailed approach over a longer period of time.

This course can help prepare you for the following certification exam(s): SAS Platform Administration for SAS 9.

Format of Training

Taught by certified instructors at high-tech facilities across the country

All the benefits of the classroom without the travel

  • Join the classroom right from your desktop
  • Led by an expert instructor who can virtually look over your shoulder
  • Ask questions and get answers in real-time
  • Access the latest software via a virtual lab
  • Receive 20 business days' access to a recording of your course
  • Discuss, share, exchange ideas with participants from different countries

Training Features

  • administer the SAS environment
  • identify and report about the state of the SAS environment
  • back up the SAS environment
  • monitor and log SAS servers
  • administer client applications
  • administer users
  • administer data access
  • recognize and establish various security techniques
  • secure data and other shared content
  • troubleshoot metadata security
  • move and promote metadata
  • administer the SAS middle tier
  • monitor the SAS middle tier with SAS Environment Manager

Course Curriculum

Reviewing the SAS Platform

  • exploring the platform
  • reviewing deployment administration tasks
  • reviewing maintenance administration tasks
  • reviewing metadata administration tasks
  • reviewing ongoing administration tasks

Reviewing SAS Platform Architecture Components

  • exploring the platform architecture
  • operating SAS servers and spawners
  • exploring SAS Environment Manager
  • exploring SAS Environment Manager service architecture

Understanding SAS Metadata and the Metadata Server

  • exploring the SAS Metadata Server and metadata repositories
  • exploring SAS metadata objects
  • implementing a SAS Metadata Server cluster
  • backing up the SAS Metadata Server
  • backing up the SAS environment

Understanding Initial Authentication and Administering Users, Groups, and Roles

  • exploring initial authentication to the SAS Metadata Server
  • administering users and groups
  • using import macros
  • exploring internal accounts and internal authentication mechanisms
  • administering roles and administrative identities

Managing SAS Compute Servers and Spawners

  • understanding SAS Compute Servers
  • exploring credential management
  • administering server logging

Securing Metadata

  • reviewing metadata security
  • exploring metadata permissions and ACTs
  • customizing SAS folders

Establishing Connectivity to Data Sources

  • registering libraries and tables in metadata
  • setting up data access

Monitoring Your SAS Environment

  • monitoring a SAS environment with SAS Environment Manager
  • reviewing SAS middle-tier architecture
  • additional topics about SAS server maintenance

Learning More

  • SAS resources
  • beyond this course

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