Date: Sat, 5 Oct 2002 04:40:17 GMT
Reply-To: "Richard A. DeVenezia" <radevenz@IX.NETCOM.COM>
Sender: "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From: "Richard A. DeVenezia" <radevenz@IX.NETCOM.COM>
Organization: EarthLink Inc. -- http://www.EarthLink.net
Subject: Re: SAS is slow? (cpu time, etc)
"Mauro Morandin" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> Puddin' Man wrote:
> > Well, it appears that our subject line has
> > been usurped ... :-)
> > Re: SAS is slow? (cpu time, etc)
> Again you should ask SI as to what exactly gets reported as CPU time.
> I have the experience that CPU time IS CPU time, so idle time (like I/O
> waits) is not in here. You find it added to the real time reported by
> SAS. Anyway, with SAS writing in asynchronus mode to the filesystem the
> real time figure is of no importance.
On Windows, try "perfmon" to get a much better indication of SAS i/o and
> > That appears to be the case for my little Whinney-Doze.
> > Of course, this means that "cpu time" doesn't necessarily
> > measure cpu cycle consumption correctly.
> SAS again doesn't measure anything, it takes this info from the
> operating system. SAS is not an operating system. It seems that you are
> mixing things up a bit.
Richard A. DeVenezia