Platform Suite for SAS

SAS OEM's components from Platform Computing in order to provide additional capabilities in a number of SAS Solutions and products. The Platform Computing components are delivered in a package called the Platform Suite for SAS. The Platform Suite for SAS can be ordered as an add-on to provide enterprise scheduling capabilities on a single SMP server for the following SAS products/solutions: The Platform Suite for SAS is delivered as part of the SAS Grid Manager product and provides enterprise scheduling across distributed machines in a grid as well as load balancing of multiple SAS applications and parallelized single applications for many SAS products/solutions, for example:

Note that the Platform Suite for SAS components may only be used for SAS applications. SAS applications include SAS programs and applications as well as scripts or other tools that are used directly in support of your SAS environment. Any use of the components outside of the SAS framework will result in job termination within one minute. A full, unrestricted license can be obtained by contacting IBM/Platform.

The following list provides links to the reference documentation for the Platform Suite for SAS.

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