Systems Application Architecture. A set of software interfaces for building portable applications.
System Applications Architecture
IBM's common application development environment, enabling software to be developed to run on a broad range of IBM hardware, under a range of operating systems: MVS/ESA, VM/ESA, OS/400 and OS/2 EE. This is achieved through a set of standard interfaces for applications (programming), user and communications.
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Systems Application Architecture. IBM plan to create software to weave together its incompatible computers. According to IBM advertising, "SAA will make it possible for everyone in an organisation to access information regardless of its location. What's more, all software written to SAA specifications will provide similar screen layouts, menus and terminology".
Systems Application Architecture; a set of rules and guidelines developed by IBM in 1984.
A set of specifications written by IBM describing how users,application programs, and communications programs interface. SAA represents an attempt to standardize the look and feel of applications and ... more
Storage accounting area. A field at the start of a CICS storage area which describes the area and enables CICS to recover from some storage violations. Systems Application Architecture. An IBM initiative to foster common standards. A set of interfaces, conventions and protocols for use across multiple computing environments.