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Unusual SAS processing Problem

Dear All,

I am using proc Glimmix for my models. Recently the problem I am
facing is like

1) even if I see that convergence criterion is satisfied machine takes
1 hr 52 mins to give the output.

2) I have tried various options but always the same result.

3) I have had run the same model before & it took few seconds to
process the results.

4) I have deleted all the files in SAS TEMP folder still the result is same.

I have adequate space (20 GB free) & 1 GB memory to process data. I
will appreciate if someone can point where to look at in this
situation.

Regards
Sudip

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On Apr 2, 2:50 pm, sudip.memp...@GMAIL.COM (sudip chatterjee) wrote:
> Dear All,
>
>  I am using proc Glimmix for my models. Recently the problem I am
> facing is like
>
> 1) even if I see that convergence criterion is satisfied machine takes
> 1 hr 52 mins to give the output.
>
> 2) I have tried various options but always the same result.
>
> 3) I have had run the same model before & it took few seconds to
> process the results.
>
> 4) I have deleted all the files in SAS TEMP folder still the result is same.
>
>  I have adequate space (20 GB free) & 1 GB memory to process data. I
> will appreciate if someone can point where to look at in this
> situation.
>
>  Regards
>  Sudip

If you have a very large data set, and/or if you have many many many
class variable levels, and/or you have specified an extremely complex
analysis, and/or you have asked for options that are time consuming to
compute, you can see this problem.

So, to help figure this out ... try this on a smaller data set ... try
fewer class variable levels ... try a simpler model ... try fewer

--
Paige Miller
paige\dot\miller \at\ kodak\dot\com

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paige.miller (581)
4/2/2008 7:08:59 PM

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