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What is the difference between SDD 3.5 and SDD 4.1 programming

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What is the difference between SDD 3.5 and SDD 4.1 programming

Below table represents the difference between SAS Drug Development (SDD) 3.5 and 4.1 programming style.

No. ProgrammingSDD 3.5SDD 4.1

1.

InterfaceProcess EditorSAS Web Editor

2.

Input / Output tab in InterfaceNoYes
3.EnvironmentSDD Repository

Programs are developed/executed in Workspace

while ONLY jobs can be executed in Repository

4.Execution

Program / Jobs execution occurs in transient

workspace and results are returned back in repository

Programs/Jobs can be executed in Workspace whereas in Repository the jobs are executed in transient workspace and results are returned back in repository

5StyleDifferent than Base SASSimilar to UNIX Base SAS
6.Variables Not specific programming relatedYes, _sasws_, _sasusrws_
7.Variable TypesLot of variable typesFive – character, numeric, date, file, folder
8.WebDAV supportYesNo
9.Audit Trail for every
Execution
YesNo, only for Job runs in Repository
10.Job supportYesYes
11.Excel SupportYesLimited – proc import works
12.Libname declarationVia WebDAV or Folder
variable
Similar to UNIX BASE SAS
13.Access to External
data via Desktop Connection
YesNot Yet, will be available with future release
14.JAVA API supportYesYes
15.SAS API supportYesNot Yet, will be available with future release
16.Scheduler SupportYesYes, lot more granular options
17.SAS Session
Management
Yes, only for the adminsYes, anyone with correct privilege can review his/her SAS sessions
18.Manifest file SupportYesYes
19.Interactive/ Batch
Session
YesYes
20.Workflow SupportNoYes
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