World Programming Limited (WPL) develop and sell the World Programming System (WPS), an interpreter for the language of SAS. A great alternative - Request a free evaluation of WPS.
The World Programming System (WPS) is a powerful and versatile platform for working with data. WPS software can run programs written in the language of SAS.
The supported syntax covers core, statistical and graphing functionality, and makes it possible to run many applications written in the language of SAS whilst the breadth of language support in WPS continues to grow.
WPS is available on a wide variety of hardware and operating system platforms, including Microsoft Windows, Apple Mac OS X, Linux (including for System z), AIX, Solaris and IBM Mainframe z/OS.
WPS can be used in a number of different ways:
WPS can read and write to many of the most commonly used data file formats, databases and data warehouses. It is capable of handling huge data volumes, wherever the processing occurs, be that on a mainframe, in a cloud, cluster, grid, server or workstation.
Workstations and Servers with multiple CPU cores or hyper-threading can take adavantage of multi-threading support in WPS.