SAS

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Overview:
SAS fully uses multicore technologies to deliver increased processing capabilities through high-performance, in-database and in-memory analytic resulting in greater insights more quickly from big data and streaming data.

Note: The license term for SAS Educational and Administrative Volume license period are from June 30 through July 1 of the following calender year. Licenses are valid through the end of the current license period regardless of the purchase date.

News:

  • 2014/5/6:Installing SAS after you apply the Windows Update (KB2919355) will give user an error informing them that their attempt to install the software is intended for a different Operating System. Please uninstall the Windows Update (KB2919355) before you install SAS. See FAQ below for more instructions.

How to get the Software:
UW-Milwaukee faculty, staff, or student can purchase SAS from the SoftwareShop.

For Faculty and Staff:
Once you completed the order, an notification will be sent to your IT support for installation. Your IT support will contact you with further instructions on how to obtain the software.

  • Home Use: You can purchase a home use version of SAS from the SoftwareShop under the Home use category. Once you completed the order, depending on the delivery option an email will be sent to you containing further information on how to obtain the software.

For Student:
Once you completed the order, depending on the delivery option an email will be sent to you containing further information on how to obtain the software.


Software Brief – SAS


SAS FAQs:

  • Will SAS install on Windows 8/8.1 computer/laptop?
    Yes, you should be able to. The SAM office tested and was able to install the software successfully on Windows 8.1 machine.
  • How do I install SAS on Windows OS 64bit?
    1. Find the application setup.exe. Double-click that application. If Windows asks you if you want to allow the program to make changes, select Yes.
    2. The SAS Deployment Wizard should launch. Select the language you wish to use for the installation process (English is the default) and click OK.
    3. The SAS Deployment Wizard may take several minutes to load, and does not show a progress bar. This is normal.
    4. On the Select Deployment Task window, choose Install SAS Software. Click Next>.
    5. On the Specify SAS Home window, keep the default installation directory. Click Next>
    6. On the Select Deployment Type window, select Install SAS Foundation and Related Software. Click Next>.
    7. On the Select Products to Install window, make sure everthing is selected. Click Next.
    8. On the Specify SAS Installation Data window, browse to the location of your current license file. This should already be in the default location. Click Next>.
    9. On the Select Language Support window, choose which languages you wish to be supported on your installation. By default, all languages will be installed. We recommend that you first click the Clear All button, which deselects all languages except English. You may then add back any individual languages you would prefer. Click Next>.
    10. On the Select Reigional Settings window, make sure the Language (Region) [Local] is set to English. Click Next>.
    11. On the Default Product for SAS File Types window, make sure SAS Foundation is selected. Click Next>.
    12. On the Checking System window, click Next>.
    13. <On the Deployment Summary window, click Start.
    14. The installation process can take several hours. After all of the installations have completed, click Next>.
    15. If asked to send information back to SAS, select Do Not Send. Click Next>.
    16. On the Additional Resource window, click Finish.
  • How do I renew my license?
    The only way to renewal SAS is to repurchase SAS from the SoftwareShop before the license expired at the end of the license term. The SoftwareShop will only be selling the newest version of any Software.

    The Software Asset Management office does support 2 version back of most of the software. If you are planning to renew an older version of SAS, please make a note of it in the customer note box. The customer note box is located in the check our page (please see image below).
    CustomerNoteBox

  • What is in the Base Products for SAS?
    All Standard SAS/ACCESS Engines, including the products:
    • SAS/ACCESS Interface to Aster
    • SAS/ACCESS Interface to DB2
    • SAS/ACCESS Interface to Greenplum
    • SAS/ACCESS Interface to Hadoop
    • SAS/ACCESS Interface to MySQL
    • SAS/ACCESS Interface to Netezza
    • SAS/ACCESS Interface to ODBC
    • SAS/ACCESS Interface to OLE DB
    • SAS/ACCESS Interface to Oracle
    • SAS/ACCESS Interface to PC Files
    • SAS/ACCESS Interface to PostgreSQL
    • SAS/ACCESS Interface to SAP HANA
    • SAS/ACCESS Interface to Sybase
    • SAS/ACCESS Interface to Sybase IQ
    • SAS/ACCESS Interface to Teradata
    • SAS/ACCESS Interface to Vertica

    Education Analytical Suite, including the products:
    • Base SAS
    • SAS Bridge for Esri
    • SAS Enterprise Guide
    • SAS Integration Technologies
    • SAS/ACCESS Interface to Aster
    • SAS/ACCESS Interface to DB2
    • SAS/ACCESS Interface to Greenplum
    • SAS/ACCESS Interface to MySQL
    • SAS/ACCESS Interface to Netezza
    • SAS/ACCESS Interface to ODBC
    • SAS/ACCESS Interface to OLE DB
    • SAS/ACCESS Interface to Oracle
    • SAS/ACCESS Interface to PC Files
    • SAS/ACCESS Interface to Sybase
    • SAS/ACCESS Interface to Sybase IQ
    • SAS/ACCESS Interface to Teradata
    • SAS/AF
    • SAS/ASSIST
    • SAS/CONNECT
    • SAS/EIS
    • SAS/ETS
    • SAS/FSP
    • SAS/GRAPH
    • SAS/IML
    • SAS/OR
    • SAS/QC
    • SAS/SHARE
    • SAS/STAT

    SAS Enterprise Guide
    SAS/GIS

  • Is the software available on campus lab computers?
    Yes, SAS is available on in UWM computing labs. For lab locations and computer availability, visit the General Access Computer Labs web site.

  • I get an error when installing SAS saying that the attempt to install SAS is intended for a different Operating System. What should I do to fix it?
    SAS error
    Please follow the instructions below to fix the issue.

    1. Navigate to Control Panel ► System and Security ► Windows Update.
    2. Select Check for Updates or View Update History.
    3. You should see Update for Windows (KB2919355) listed.
    4. Right-click and select Uninstall.
    5. After following the instructions above, you should not be able to install the SAS software. Once the software have been install, updating the Windows Update should not affect the use of SAS.