DATA SCIENCE WITH SAS – (DSS2205)

DATA SCIENCE WITH SAS – (DSS2205)

DATA SCIENCE WITH SAS – (DSS2205)

DATA SCIENCE WITH SAS

Introduction:DATA SCIENCE WITH SAS!

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Instructed by Abrar Hussain Development / Programming Languages

OVERVIEW

SAS – SAS has been the undisputed market leader in the analytics space. It offers a huge array of statistical functions, has a good GUI for people to learn quickly and provides best technical support.

If you are looking to start a career in data science or to gain the skills to be able to transition to this field in the future. Then you are probably doing some research on which of these three programming languages you should learn first to maximize your chances of landing your dream job. you should focus on mastering make SAS on priority.

Take a look at these some factors as a starting point to help you decide:

The Industries where tool is used

Burtch Works,HR company, over 1000 quantitative professionals which language they preferred, SAS. Here are some survey results:

SAS is largely preferred by big corporations because they are offered highly reputed customer service, which is also why SAS has an advantage in the financial services sector and marketing companies, where cost is not the primary concern for selecting a tool.

SAS is an expensive commercial software and is mostly used by large corporations .

You don’t require prior knowledge in programming to learn SAS, and its easy-to-use GUI makes it the easiest to learn of all the three.  The ability to parse SQL codes, combined with macros and other native packages make learning SAS child’s play for professionals with basic SQL knowledge.

 

Data Science capabilities

SAS is extremely efficient at sequential data access, and database access through SQL is well integrated. The drag-and-drop interface makes it easy for you to create better statistical models quickly.  It has decent functional graphical capabilities, but it’s difficult to create complex graphical plots in SAS.

Community Support

SAS has an active Online Community moderated by community managers. These communities have evolved from peer to peer forums to become publishing platforms for essential content. You can ask queries related to SAS, and the community will answer them. The official blog of SAS is also an essential resource to refer to when you need help with a particular problem.

SAS doesn’t have an active open source community at all.

Comments ( 2 )

  • MALLAPA RAJU KADAMBARI

    good morning sir
    my daughter is working as a sas programmer she had a base sas certification she is a graduate in b tech computer science
    now she wanted to upgrade her knowledge in sas
    so sir please give your valuable suggitions
    yours sincerely
    k mallapa raju

    • Admin

      Dear Mr Raju ,
      Thanks for your question,
      We would like to suggest your daughter , up-graduation should be must,
      Certification also important but first important thing is knowledge , so definitely she should go for Advance SAS .

      Thanks

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