SAS extends analytics support for unstructured data

Upgraded version of SAS High-Performance Analytic Server supports Hadoop, HDFS

By , Computerworld |  Big Data, Analytics, SAS Institute

The update adds a new Text Rule Builder designed to let companies more easily classify big data content in real-time, according to SAS. It will allow companies to apply linguistic rules and statistical methods to classify and categorize massive volumes of unstructured data far more easily than possible previously.

SAS also released the SAS DataFlux Event Stream Processing Engine, a complex event processing technology designed to analyze streaming data as received by a company. SAS said the tool will help companies examine and analyze clickstream data, market data feeds and other data streaming into their systems for applications like online ad optimization and fraud detection.

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