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What's new in Version 3.2

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The big news in the latest release of WPS are the new communications features on the desktop and server. WPS is a leading platform for scaling your business intelligence computing. WPS helps you make the most of your infrastructure. Whether you want to deploy to the cloud, an in-house server on Windows or a large scale Unix/Linux solution, WPS delivers the best value and performance available.

For Users

Hadoop integration - WPS version 3.2 includes Hadoop integration via FILENAME, LIBNAME and PROC HADOOP extensions, enabling connection to Hive or Impala via standard or pass-through SQL. WPS is Cloudera-certified.

Additional functionality enables WPS to issue HDFS commands and execute Pig scripts.

ODS Improvements - PROC PRINT, PROC TABULATE, and PROC REPORT all now support the STYLE option in all applicable places.

ODS EXCELXP - It is now possible to generate output in Microsoft XML Spreadsheet format (Excel 2003).

ODS MSOFFICE2K - This generates a Microsoft Word-compatible HTML format.

WPS Communicate - Now supports asynchronous mode which allows WPS programs (or parts of WPS programs) to be run independently on multiple machines.

Editable data grid and UI changes - In-place context aware dataset editing and column-reordering.


Enhanced Graphics - Procedures that support plots and graphs have been rewritten to produce high quality graphics. Updated procedures include: KDE, PRINCOMP, FACTOR, CORRESP, UNIVARIATE, REG, ARIMA, NLIN, CORR, and BOXPLOT.

Scale for Big Data at lower cost

With the inclusion of the Hadoop access engine with the WPS Server, you can scale your BI platform efficiently. Its streamlined architecture and easy deployment capabilities enables you to deliver more services with the same computing power with fewer resources and at a lower cost.

A regular release schedule you can count on

Keep up-to-date with regular updates and upgrades

The WPS release schedule fits in with your business needs. WPS averages a new release every year. This release schedule help you stay up-to-date with the very latest hardware and WPS software updates.

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Virtualize and Save

Ready to boost efficiencies and reduce costs? Virtualize your servers runnnig WPS. When running WPS in a VM, you only pay for the number of logical CPU's that the Virtual Machine sees. You don't pay for all the logical CPU's on the server saving thousands of dollars.