About this Course

Code TPDI248
Duration 3 Days

This course expands on the knowledge learned in SAS Data Integration Studio: Essentials and provides additional information on setting up change management, working with the Loop transformations, working with slowly changing dimensions, using the loader transformations, working with databases, and defining custom transformations. Also covered are impact analysis, conditional execution, metadata promotion, version control, and establishing checkpoints. And lastly, this course covers deploying jobs for scheduling and integrating with DataFlux.


Before attending this course, you should have completed the SAS Data Integration Studio: Essentials course or have equivalent knowledge. Experience with SAS programming, SQL processing, and the SAS macro facility is recommended. This experience can be gained by completing the SAS Programming 1: Essentials, SAS SQL 1: Essentials, and SAS Macro Language 1: Essentials courses.

This course addresses SAS Data Integration Studio, Platform for SAS Business Analytics software.

Who should attend

  • Data integration developers

Delegates will learn how to

  • set up change management
  • work with slowly changing dimensions
  • work with Loop transformations
  • create new transformations
  • examine impact analysis
  • examine exporting and importing of metadata
  • establish checkpoints
  • deploy jobs for scheduling
  • deploy jobs as SAS Stored Processes.


  • Overview of SAS Data Integration Studio
    • exploring the platform for SAS Business Analytics
    • introduction to SAS Data Integration Studio
    • introduction to the course data and course tasks
    • reviewing propagation and mapping
  • Working with Change Management
    • introducing change management
    • establishing a change management environment
  • Working with the Loop Transformations
    • introduction to the Loop transformations
    • iterating a job
    • iterating a single transformation
  • Working with Slowly Changing Dimensions
    • defining slowly changing dimensions
    • using the SCD Type 2 Loader and Lookup transformations
    • using the SCD Type 1 Loader transformation
    • introducing the Change Data Capture transformations (self-study)
  • Creating Custom Transformations
    • SAS Data Integration Studio transformations
    • using the new transformation wizard
  • Working with the Table Loader Transformations
    • reviewing the basics of the Table Loader transformations
    • exploring the load styles of the Table Loader transformation
    • managing indexes and constraints during loading
    • bulk loading DBMS tables
  • Working with Databases
    • introduction to In-Database processing
    • using In-Database processing
    • exploring ELT processing
    • using Oracle functions
  • Additional Topics for SAS Data Integration Studio Users
    • overview
    • analyzing metadata using impact analysis
    • comparing tables
    • conditional execution
    • exploring metadata promotion
    • exploring version control
    • establishing checkpoints
  • Deploying Jobs
    • introduction
    • deploying jobs for scheduling
    • deploying jobs in batch
    • deploying jobs as stored processes
  • Implementing Data Quality Techniques (Self-Study)
    • SAS and data quality
    • using the DataFlux transformations

3 Days


This is a QA approved partner course

Delivery Method

Delivery method


Face-to-face learning in the comfort of our quality nationwide centres, with free refreshments and Wi-Fi.

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