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Calcite | Level 5

Hi All,

I am trying to read a .db file using proc import. i am using sas9.2 and SAS

Access is also installed, i always get an error as:

Disk Read Request Error

ERROR: Import unsuccessful.  See SAS Log for details.

When i googled i found that there is a hotfix for this error and i have

installed the hotfix, but still i have the same error.

Here are the details for HOTFIX:

Basically we are scheduling on unix server using TWS(TIWOLI WORKLOAD

SCHEDULER) and i was given a file which is created by tws. the file is .db

extension and the file consists information of job run times, of previous two

months and current month.Based on the file i have to generate report

comparing execution time of jobs of previous and current now my question

is has anyone ever used .db file created by TWS. does TWS really create a

.db file or else while i have moved to my local system did format got

changed.If anyone has ever used such file from TWS,please give your inputs

as how to read the file.


Mahesh P

Super User

Completely guessing here, but I would try DBMS=DBF at least once to see if the file is mare Dbase than Paradox.

Super User

Can you use ' more xxx.db ' to check its content ?

Calcite | Level 5

I am able to read that file using sqlite , i can query and see the results , if you want to check me on UNIX , i will do it tomorrow and reply back.

Thanks for the reply.


Mahesh P

SAS Employee
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