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Old 10-13-2009
data sampling

I have a requirement where I have multiple flat file sources.
I need to create sample data from each source.
Source 1 has 10 flat files--
member, transaction,item,email,....etc
Now if I get any 10 records (say first 10 records) from the member flat file, I need to find those matching members in the rest of the files (transaction, email,etc) using the respective keys.

Any help would be appreciated.
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Old 10-13-2009
Seems like a requirement for big task.

What you have tried so far ?!
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Old 10-13-2009
I was going to try thru a SAS dataset but that is something which will take more I wanted to explore some options in unix....not sure yet...
Have you tried doing something like this thru a script?
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