Posted On: May 29, 2018

This Quick Start is a reference architecture for those who want to deploy the SAS platform on Amazon Web Services (AWS), using Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3), Amazon CloudWatch, and Amazon Route 53. By deploying the SAS platform on AWS, you get SAS analytics, data visualization, and machine learning capabilities in an AWS-validated environment. The deployment is automated by an AWS CloudFormation template and takes about one hour.

SAS Viya is a cloud-enabled, in-memory analytics engine that uses elastic, scalable, and fault-tolerant processing to address complex analytical challenges. SAS Viya provides faster processing for analytics by using a standardized code base that supports programming in SAS, Python, R, Java, and Lua. It also supports cloud, on-premises, or hybrid environments and deploys seamlessly to any infrastructure or application ecosystem.

This Quick Start provides steps for deploying the following SAS Viya products on the AWS Cloud:

  • SAS Visual Analytics 8.2 on Linux
  • SAS Visual Statistics 8.2 on Linux
  • SAS Visual Data Mining and Machine Learning 8.2 on Linux

To get started:

Quick Starts are automated reference deployments that use AWS CloudFormation templates to deploy key technologies on AWS, following AWS best practices.