Margaret Crevar
Manager, SAS R&D Performance Lab

Margaret Crevar has worked at SAS since May 1982. She has held a variety of positions since then, working in sales, marketing and now research and development. In her current role, Crevar manages the SAS Performance Lab in R&D. This lab has two roles: testing future SAS releases while they're still in development to make sure they're performing as expected; and helping SAS customers who are experiencing performance issues overcome their challenges.

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Resources for SAS Administrators at SAS Global Forum 2017 … and beyond

Editor's note (4/11/17): Full proceedings from SAS Global Forum 2017 (including for the presentations mentioned in this blog) can be found at SAS Global Forum 2017 is just a month away and, if you’re a SAS administrator, it’s a great place to meet your peers, share your experiences and attend

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When can too much memory hurt SAS?

With memory being affordable now, we are constantly being asked by customers about doubling and tripling the amount of RAM that SAS recommends. More is better, right? Often, but we have found a specific scenario using SAS datasets where that is not the case. Remember, that increasing memory generally means a commensurate

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When to use NFS with SAS

With the growing use of SAS on commodity hardware, many organizations are running lots of SAS servers on separate instances of operating system in a SAS infrastructure. This configuration is great for optimizing resources, but when these SAS servers have to share data, then SAS recommends the use of a clustered

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