April 10, 2020 – Ottawa, Canada: WiseWithData, leaders in legacy SAS migration, are announcing the general availability of the SPROCKET SearchParty tool for cataloging SAS processes.

Solving the first challenge many customers face in migration journey, SearchParty is a automated tool designed to build an inventory of SAS processes across an organization. It builds a searchable, metadata rich report that can be leveraged to understand key dependencies and discover which processes are important to the business. Ultimately, it is used to discover and plan out the scope of a migration effort, ensuring all mission critical processes are accounted for in the plan.

SearchParty is capable of searching, discovering and building and inventory of SAS processes to help build a migration plan. It includes features like:

  • Multi-platform capabilities in Windows and Linux
  • Highly optimized for performance to quickly search large file systems and server deployments
  • Ability to search across multiple directories for SAS files and Enterprise Guide files
  • Mapping of products being used in each code element
  • Custom keyword searches to include in the inventory metadata
  • Detailed report in csv format and interactive dashboard for exploration of findings


“With SearchParty, we have solved the most pressing issue many customers are facing as the embark on a SAS migration strategy. Together our three-tiered strategy with SearchParty, Robot, and Validator, allows us to plan, execute, and validate a SAS migration with unprecedented automation, quality and efficiency.”

Ian J. Ghent – President – WiseWithData

About WiseWithData

Founded in 2015, WiseWithData are leading experts in Apache Spark™ and Cloud migrations of legacy SAS based analytics. The SPROCKET Migration Solution is the world’s only solution that converts SAS code to highly optimized native Databricks Delta and PySpark Dataframe API output with over 95% automation. The generated code is able to be run on-premise and in all supporting Cloud platforms including Databricks, AWS, Azure and GCP.

SPROCKET is fast, simple and accurate. Tailored for Enterprises and offered as a Conversion-as-a-Service, SPROCKET provides a seamless solution for migrating SAS based ETL and analytics jobs into the world’s most advanced analytics technologies. SPROCKET dramatically accelerates an otherwise intensive and error prone manual “brute force” process. Manually converting SAS code into production ready code could take months or even years to accomplish. SPROCKET maintains the original structure and workflow of the process, while simplifying testing & knowledge transfer.