|Date: ||Thu, 16 May 2002 13:00:06 +0200|
|Reply-To: ||Ulrike Grömping <ugroempi@FORD.COM>|
|Sender: ||"SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>|
|From: ||Ulrike Grömping <ugroempi@FORD.COM>|
|Organization: ||Ford Motor Company|
|Subject: ||Re: storage space problems|
|Content-Type: ||text/plain; charset=us-ascii|
This compression suggestion sounds interesting. I'm already quite at the
limit with deleting unused files etc. I'm just wondering whether
compressed files will be accessible a lot slower than uncompressed ones
> There is another trick to decrease space, which you should try: use the
> option COMPRESS=YES. That might reduce your dataset-sizes to less than 50%.
> If you have SAS V8, you can try COMPRESS=BINARY; that is more efficient.
> The only problem is: you cannot direct access obs if the dataset is
> compressed. But there is normally no situation where you need it!