"What do you do when you first get a data set that's a billion rows long?" asks SAS CEO Jim Goodnight. "You want to play around with it." At dozens of SAS events over the last year, audience attendees have watched Goodnight do just that, quickly grabbing 1.15 billion records, selecting variables and building data visualizations on the fly.
I've seen the demo a few times myself and wondered what he likes best about showcasing SAS Visual Analytics on stage. Goodnight answers that question here:
If you haven't had the pleasure of watching Goodnight demo SAS' latest products on stage, you can see a video of that too, from last year's SAS Global Forum conference: