You may be surprised to learn that SAS Data Loader for Hadoop does a lot more than just simply load data into Hadoop. Download the free trial, spend some time getting familiar with it, and be sure to visit the SAS Data Loader for Hadoop community for additional information.
Several new features described below will become available when the new version of SAS Data Loader is released late next month. Though those features won’t be immediately available in the free trial, you can contact your SAS account representative to arrange for an evaluation of the new capabilities.
Read on to learn how to work with your data in SAS Data Loader for Hadoop.
Better understand it.
You’re ready to start a new project and you don’t know what data resides in your Hadoop environment? No problem – SAS Data Loader provides features that let you see what’s available and its overall fitness for purpose. For example, you can:
If you need to combine data from several sources into one data set and move it to a new location, you have a complete set of tools to do the job.
SAS Data Loader has a full set of capabilities to help you shape your data into proper form in Hadoop.
If you need to get more sophisticated with your data manipulation, there are several ways to add custom code to your project.
Data quality is often a big issue in any data integration project. If you need to clean data as you move it into Hadoop, you have a number of advanced algorithms at your disposal.
That’s a lot to explore! What’s at the top of your list for features that should be considered for future releases of SAS Data Loader for Hadoop? If you have already taken a look at Data Loader for Hadoop, what did you think? Please share your thoughts here on the Data Management Community.