IBM Systems Journal - 2002 Copyright

IBM Skip to main content
  Home     Products & services     Support & downloads     My account  

  Select a country  
Journals Home  
  Systems Journal  
    Current Issue  
    Recent Issues  
    Papers in Progress  
    Author's Guide  
Journal of Research
and Development
  Contact Us  
  Related links:  
     IBM Research  

IBM Journal of Research and Development  
Volume 27, Number 3, Page 370 (1988)
Systems Application Architecture
  Full article: arrowPDF   arrowCopyright info


SAA distributed processing

by A. L. Scherr
Discussed are motivations for distributed versus centralized data processing, the relative advantages of each, and the trade-offs involved as they relate to Systems Application Architecture (SAA). Presented is a taxonomy of the various approaches to designing applications to operate in a distributed manner. SAA support for these modes is described. The management of an enterprise-wide network of systems is discussed.
Related Subjects: Architecture; Distributed Processing; General Applications; Networking