CPU speed is a key performance factor of the system platform. SPEC.org provides a standardized list of performance benchmarks that can be used for comparison.
ArcGIS products can be deployed across many Operating Systems. The core function of Operating Systems is to manage hardware and software resources in a common manner. This section provides a brief summary of caveats to watch for when utilizing a particular Operating System with ArcGIS products.
|Windows 2003, 2008||Selection of 64bit operating systems provides increased memory capacity. This can help with the scalability of IIS.|
|Windows XP||Primarily for rich client application solutions and development|
|Red Hat||COM emulation to support the use of COM objects within ESRI software for dynamic data|
|Suse||COM emulation to support the use of COM objects within ESRI software for dynamic data|
|Solaris (on SPARC chips)||COM emulation to support the use of COM objects within ESRI software for dynamic data|
- SPEC.org - for platform and CPU comparisons
- Windows Server 2003 - Performance Tuning Guidelines
- RedHat - Java Performance Tuning on Linux Servers
- Linux - Performance and Tuning Guidelines
- Solaris - Troubleshooting and Performance Tuning
- HP-UX Kernel - Tuning and Performance Guide
- AIX 5L - Tuning Memory Settings