WPS Version 2.5.2 Released

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2011-06-18

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World Programming today released version 2.5.2 of their WPS software for workstations, servers and mainframes.

WPS version 2.5.2 adds a new data engine for accessing Netezza data warehouse appliances. WPS now comes with a total of twelve data engines providing access to a wide range of file-formats and databases.

In addition this update includes a further boost in performance together with a number of fixes and enhancements.

WPS version 2.5.2 is available as a free upgrade to all licensed users of WPS.

What's New in WPS Version 2.5.2?

  • Performance Enhancements

    Performance improvements in version 2.5.2 focus on the DATA Step and PROC SQL.

  • Core Language Support

    WPS 2.5.2 continues the expansion of its language support with several new language items, including new procedure statements, options and system options.

  • Statistical Analysis

    The procedure support in WPS Statistics has been expanded in PROC CLUSTER to add cubic clustering criterion analysis.

  • Netezza®

    A new WPS Engine for Netezza provides dedicated support for accessing the Netezza database including bulk loading and unloading.

Additional Information

WPS is a competitively priced, high performance, highly scalable data processing and analytics software product that allows users to execute programs written in the SAS language. WPS is supported on a wide variety of hardware and operating system platforms and can connect to and work with many types of data with ease. The WPS user interface (Workbench) is frequently praised for its ease of use and flexibility, with the option to include numerous third-party extensions.

New Users

New users should visit here where you can explore in more detail all the features available in WPS or request a free evaluation.