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It’s not if, it’s when…

The recently leaked news of Broadcom looking to strengthen its software game and enter the analytics landscape with the acquisition of SAS Institute has given us a glimpse into what could be transpiring. Based on this news, one would have to think that it’s not if,...

Will The SAS Language Be Regulated Out Of Existence?

The majority of the revenue derived from the SAS language comes from three highly regulated industries, Financial Services, Insurance, and Health & Life Sciences (HLS). In fact, its dominance in those industries, comes in part from regulators historical...

Technology Alliances: The Customer Value

As we announce our strategic technology alliance with Databricks I can’t help but to think how customers see these types of announcements. Partnerships are announced everyday, it is not uncommon to see a large enterprise hardware vendor announce a partnership with a...

Migrating SAS into the cloud

Apache Spark is the leader in advanced analytics and is a portable platform enabling it to be run on-premise or within any public cloud environment on the planet. However, one cannot just simply move their years of SAS code into PySpark and expect it to simply work. The SAS code has been developed over many years, with a proprietary programming language that does not easily translate into anything else on the market today.

Moving your SAS libraries into a Lake House architecture using Apache Spark, Parquet and Delta

SAS Libraries SAS supports a wide array of different library engines that provide a semantic layer between the underlying data source and SAS. The engine provides an abstraction between SAS code and the physical location of the data. In addition to the native SAS...

Wise With Data Sparked my interest

We've all been faced with the job search in our careers at one point, like many this is where I found myself in the later part of 2020. The good news, opportunity is abundant. As much doom and gloom 2020 has brought us, it has also brought a lot of greatness. I...

Is SAS Still Relevant (2020 Edition)

Back in 2016, I wrote a blog article posing an interesting question; given the rise of Apache Spark as the defacto analytics platform, is SAS still relevant? The answer back then was a definitive yes. Well a lot has changed in the past 4 years! While we are reflecting...

Apache Spark’s the easiest way to migrate to the Cloud

If your organization's made a decison to move to the Cloud, chances are you are considering one of the top Cloud Service Providers.  You should know they all run Apache Spark for its lightning-fast cluster computing and incomparable data processing performance -  @...

Solving the CDOs challenge with legacy SAS

  I have the privilege of exchanging with Chief Data Officers around the world.  I'm noting a consistent trend emerge with their data science modernization efforts.  Getting rid of legacy is a bigger challenge than most anticipated. CDO's all know that to make...

ELEVATE Humanitarian & OSS Award Winners

At WiseWithData, we believe we can be and help support agents of positive change in our communities and around the world. We see Open Source Software (OSS) as a truly shining example of the power of global communities coming together to solve common challenges. Thanks...

Migrating SAS into the cloud

Apache Spark is the leader in advanced analytics and is a portable platform enabling it to be run on-premise or within any public cloud environment on the planet. However, one cannot just simply move their years of SAS code into PySpark and expect it to simply work. The SAS code has been developed over many years, with a proprietary programming language that does not easily translate into anything else on the market today.

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