Starting with SAS 9.4,
the middle-tier software includes SAS Web Server for use as an HTTP
server and SAS Web Application Server, so that a third-party web application
server is no longer needed. SAS Web Application Server is a lightweight
server that provides enterprise-class features for running SAS web
applications. The SAS deployment tools can configure these servers
automatically. The tools simplify the configuration of vertical and
horizontal clustering as well as HTTP load balancing.
Starting with the third
maintenance release for SAS 9.4, SAS has made changes that are expected to result in a 40% to 50% decrease in start-up time for SAS Web Application Server. ...