SAS(R) Viya(R): Overview for Beginners and SAS(R)9 Users

Course code: VYOV85

Are you already using elements of SAS 9 and would like to know what innovations and advantages SAS Viya offers?

You know SAS Viya from hearsay and want to get an understanding of the usage and architecture of this modern, cloud-enabled part of the SAS Platform?

This course is aimed at users who want to gain insight into the SAS Viya world in a short time. During the course, you learn the elements of the SAS Viya architecture and SAS Viya applications, create interactive analyses and reports, and get to know the new way of programming with the CAS language. At the appropriate points, the interaction between SAS 9 and SAS Viya, as well as the differences, are discussed.

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Course duration: 14 hours

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Target group

Professional users with experience in the use of SAS 9 applications, whether in programming or with graphical front ends; IT employees who want to learn about the possibilities of the architecture and the administration of SAS Viya; decision makers so that they can obtain a sound understanding of SAS Viya in order to be able to support decision-making processes

Course structure

SAS Viya Overview

  • Why SAS Viya.
  • SAS Viya architecture.

SAS Viya Components

  • SAS Viya components – overview.
  • SAS Drive – the desktop.
  • SAS Studio – developing code.
  • accessing and managing data.
  • Visual tools (SAS Visual Analytics, SAS Visual Statistics, SAS Visual Data Mining and Machine Learning).
  • Additional SAS Viya front ends.

SAS Drive

  • SAS Drive – overview.
  • SAS Drive – organize content.
  • SAS Drive – open your first report.

Load Data

  • Reporting process – methodology.
  • SAS Data Explorer – load data.
  • SAS Data Studio – prepare data.

SAS Visual Analytics

  • SAS Visual Analytics – load data.
  • SAS Visual Analytics – analyze data.
  • SAS Visual Analytics – customize data.
  • SAS Visual Analytics – build a report.

SAS Visual Analytics Advanced

  • SAS Visual Analytics – advanced features.
  • SAS Visual Statistics – model building.

SAS Viya Architecture

  • SAS Viya – architecture.
  • SAS Studio – overview.
  • SAS Viya caslibs.
  • SAS Studio – using CAS capabilities.

SAS Viya Administration


Before attending this course, you should have experience using computer software. A basic understanding of the SAS terminology is helpful.

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