A tasty SUGA concoction of eggs Florentine, Docker, Tandoori, HaaS and koalas!

I’ve always loved a good trivia quiz – the friendly competition, adrenalin and camaraderie – so it’s no surprise that I’m a big fan of the monthly SAS Bowl trivia events launched in August. Thanks to the SAS Communities management team for providing such uplifting events in a year when we need all the connection […]

Keeping your SAS platform secure!

SAS platform security is essential in our data-driven world. Do you regularly monitor and test your SAS security model? With ongoing changes – such as increased adoption, department movement, and organization re-structure – how do you ensure your SAS platform stays secure and people only have access to the data assets they’re supposed to? Read […]

Recognizing your SAS Admin on #SysAdminDay!

Got plans for Friday 31 July? How about recognizing System Administrator Appreciation Day (#SysAdmin Day), which is held annually on 31 July (this will be the 21st year!). But what exactly is SysAdmin Day you ask? Well, according to the slightly tongue-in-cheek explanation at www.sysadminday.com, SysAdmin Day is… “only the single greatest 24 hours on […]

Tag, you’re it! Learn about the Infinite Game at #SASGF.

In the lead up to the virtual SAS Global Forum (SASGF) 2020 event on June 16, SAS CTO/COO, Oliver Schabenberger shared on LinkedIn one of the books on his top reading recommendations earlier this year is The Infinite Game by Simon Sinek and that he has the privilege in speaking with the inspiring author and […]

Impacting people, communities and our planet…

This month we reflect on the fact that in a non-COVID-19 world, we would have been sponsoring and experiencing the Nordic SAS Forums in Finland, Sweden, Norway and Denmark during May. Of course, we’d hoped that these SAS community events could be held later in 2020 (as originally announced), but we’ve recently learned that all […]

Koala-ity cuddles

Hello human friends, It’s the Metacoda koalas here wanting to share some caring koala-ity news with you… Firstly, we hope you are all safe and well during this tough time. While we miss travelling, we feel extremely fortunate that Metacoda is easily able to work remotely, that we can still get outside for a morning […]

SASGF 2020 in DC becomes a virtual conference

After careful consideration of the evolving concerns around COVID-19, SAS Institute has made the difficult decision to cancel the in-person SAS Global Forum (SASGF) conference in DC and transform it into a special virtual event. In her LinkedIn article SASGF 2020 conference chair, Lisa Mendez, shared her disappointment, but stressed that she will continue working […]

Flourish in doing great things with data, with analytics and with SAS

Here at Metacoda we’re loving the theme for the upcoming SAS Global Forum (SASGF): Do Great Things – With Data. With Analytics. With SAS. As a long-term SAS partner and SAS Global Forum (SASGF) sponsor, we’ve seen first hand how SAS Institute has continually supported the SAS community to do great things. We’ve seen communities […]

Flash your #SASGF badge on social!

Counting down to #SASGF (29 March – 1 April)… With SAS Global Forum (SASGF) in Washington, DC, next month, it’s time to get excited and start counting down! To help you prepare, we’ve put together some of our top tips to ensure you have a fun and productive SASGF experience… 1) Join the pre-conference activitives […]

Celebrate the festive season with the confidence of a secure SAS platform

As you’ve probably gathered, we love connecting with the SAS community, especially our Metacoda customers! If you haven’t already, please take a few moments to fill in our survey about your plans with SAS® Viya® and how Metacoda can help meet your needs. So far, common survey themes include securing the SAS platform, and the […]