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Sort execution failure while using SAS array

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Sort execution failure while using SAS array

Hi ,

 

We are geting below error when using an array and we are using SAS Di to run the code.

 

 

data &_output;
 set &_input;
 array char_input[*] _character_;
 do i=1 to dim(char_input);
char_input[i]=tranwrd(char_input[i],'$',' ');
 end;
 run;

 

 

ERROR: Sort execution failure.
ERROR: SQL View WORK.WADMZKC2 could not be processed

 

 

the input dataset is having around 4 Lakh records.

 

Kindly let me know how we can solve this error.

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Posts: 7,863

Re: Sort execution failure while using SAS array

Looks like &_input contains the name of a SAS SQL view that requires sorting, and the sort fails because it runs out of resources.

Inspect the SQL view (DESCRIBE) and run the step(s) manually.

You might also need to increase resources like disk space in WORK and UTILLOC locations.

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