Currently there are only some promises, but I’d bet some of the SAS clients are actually looking forward to seeing these tools.
At SAS, we have a number of initiatives around Hadoop to enable SAS users to access, load, process, visualize and analyze data stored in Hadoop. In the coming months we’ll have more to share but here is a sneak peak of what is to come:
- SAS/Access interface to Hadoop - this will enable the SAS user to analyze data stored in Hadoop, it also opens up Hadoop data to processing from SAS client software like Data Integration Studio, Enterprise Guide,and Enterprise Miner. The access engine does more than just move data into and out of Hadoop; it also will enable processing to be “pushed-down” into Hadoop.
- SAS Data Integration Studio transformations - this is a new set of Hadoop transformations that will enable the DI Studio user to load and unload data to and from Hadoop, perform EL-T like processing with HiveQL and ET-L like processing with Pig Latin. Additionally, we are working on a Hadoop specific scoring transform that will enable models developed with Enterprise Miner to be deployed to Hadoop via DI Studio.
Original title and link: What Is SAS Doing With Hadoop? ( ©myNoSQL)