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Performance problems with DBCS (Asian language) SAS will be
seen in the UNIX environment if the UPCASE() function is used.
The UPCASE() function has been internationalized, and can
be used with strings containing DBCS characters.
However, if a string has many character-set boundaries,
A fix for SAS 9.1.3 (9.1 TS1M3) for this issue is available at:
A fix for SAS 9.1.3 (9.1 TS1M3) with Asian Language Support (DBCS) for this issue is available at: