Date: Thu, 11 Nov 1999 07:54:43 +0000
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From: Roland <roland.rashleigh-berry@VIRGIN.NET>
Subject: Re: How to compare a VERY large flat file against a 7000 record
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> I need to compare a VERY large flat file against a 7000 record SAS file. The
> flat file has all 20 years of data. With each year being probably 200,000
> records. Can anyone one give me an idea how to do this ?
> Thanks in advance
200,000 records isn't a lot. Capacity Planners deal with millions of
records every day. Read in the bare information from this large file
into a SAS dataset and compare with your existing SAS dataset by doing a
merge if you can.