Dropbox provides a cost-effective, secured, and sharing environment for SAS programmers. It’s quick to set up and easy to operate. Furthermore, it provides a server-like platform for programmers to develop, share, and execute codes.
A Cost-Effective Environment
Dropbox is a cost-effective web-based application that provides file storage and file management functions that are integrated with local systems. It provides solutions without heavy IT spending by reducing procurement of hardware and software, and maintenance needs.
Quick Set-up and Easy Operation
- Download and install Dropbox desktop application
- Share the Dropbox network path, e.g.
3. Map the above network path to a common drive, e.g. Y:
Synchronization can be done selectively –
As long as the same letter is used to map Dropbox and the same study folders structure is used both programs and data sets can be invoked from any computers with SAS.