• Enabling GPU rendering on Windows Server 2016 / Windows 10 RDP

    I was recently helping a customer with RDP access and exposing the GPU to the RDP session.  By default, Windows Server 2016 and Windows 10 do not enable the GPU for rendering over RDP. Changing a Group Polic...
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  • Configure a Replicated ArcGIS Enterprise Deployment in AWS using the WebGIS DR Tool

    Many organizations have installed and configured their deployments of ArcGIS Enterprise in the cloud and are required to incorporate disaster recovery plans to ensure the least amount of downtime in the event of a fai...
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  • Engineering ArcGIS Series: Tools of an Engineer

    The Managed Cloud Services team in Professional Services is pleased to announce a new series that will be highlighting various tools and best practices for implementing ArcGIS Enterprise using modern methodologies. &...
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  • Recommended leasing mode on SMB for use with ArcGIS?

    As I understand, the accepted conventional wisdom on working with file shares and ArcGIS Server is that opportunistic locking should be disabled to workaround potential issues that can arise. This is highlighted in th...
  • Esri Services at Esri Partner Conference 2020

      Esri Services at EPC 2020 Esri Services seeks to provide Partners with the tools and knowledge they need to reach their goals for designing, implementing, and strengthening geospatial solutions or services. At...
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  • System Design Strategies Update

    The last version of the Capacity Planing spreadsheet that I can find in Wiki is from 2019. Has there been update after that? Where do I find the latest updated spreadsheet? Need latest AWS support in t2 and m5 platfor...
    created by suman.dasgupta
  • What You Need to Know for ArcGIS Pro Virtualization

    I just returned from the Esri 2018 User Conference and had a great time. During UC, I encountered many questions about ArcGIS Pro virtualization. For the past 20 years I have worked with Esri customers assisting them ...
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  • We are considering moving from ArcGIS 10.2.2 to ArcGIS 10.7.1 .  I'm trying to find something that clearly lays out the advantages  and ROI of this move esp on the DB side.  There is interest in house and for some clients.  Can amybody send me to a source

    Nothing for right now other than a big THANK YOU!
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  • Spotlight Talk: Distributed Web GIS - A Modern Approach to Sharing

    Thank you very much to everyone that attended the Distributed Web GIS - A Modern Approach to Sharing spotlight presentation at the 2019 Esri User Conference. Distributed Web GIS is a modern implementation pattern that...
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  • setting up a functional GIS shop

    Hi there! I work for a medium sized non-profit that is just setting up our GIS program. We currently have two primary analysts, and ~5 users who also have experience with GIS and would benefit from access (t...
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  • WFS or not DFS

    I have a question about implementing a highly available ArcGIS Enterprise architecture. The documentation states that Windows DFS is NOT supported as a NAS/SAN. I understand why multiple target DFSR wouldn't be suppor...
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  • Shared Instance Pools

    At the Architecture Practice, we are getting a lot of questions about shared instance pools.     Before 10.7.0, the solution for reducing the amount of RAM was to set low-utilization so that the m...
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  • Guidance on number of Cores for ArcGIS DataStore server

    Hey all, the hardware requirements for ArcGIS DataStore don't mention anything about number of cpu cores to allocate to the DataStore host server.  This will be for a dedicated  DataStore service, hosting a ...
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  • Drop ArcFM Objects

    Hi I have an ArcFM Geodatabase at 10.0, and need to export a bunch of feature classes to an ESRI Geodatabase at 10.7 Has anyone been able to do this automatically (using a python script or FME etc) without using...
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  • Esri Presentation Icons

    Interest has been expressed within the Esri community with having Esri provide a set of icons for building presentations, particularly those involving conceptual IT architectures. Esri recently released an initial set...
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  • Integrating Arcgis with SAP PM

    Hello Everyone,   My name is Harikrishna Anumandla. Am new to Arcgis. My background is SAP. Am a SAP Plant Maintenance Consultant. Am loving the feature of tracking assets on fields using GIS Functionality. ...
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  • Does anyone have documentation comparing different architectures proposed by ESRI in which the advantages and disadvantages of each of them are specified?

    In a given project I have recommended a high availability installation in active-passive mode, they are asking me to provide a comparison between different ESRI technology implementation architectures to justify the p...
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  • Building Security into Your System

    With security a growing concern for organizations, users have an increased need to know how authentication and authorization is managed within the ArcGIS Platform. This talk will discuss the importance of planning, ar...
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  • Recommended specs for new GIS workstation

    Currently have a 5-year old Dell Optiplex 920 with the following specs Intel® Core™ i7-4770 16GB (4x4GB) 1600MHz DDR3 RAM GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Samsung 850 EVO 512 GB SSD Boot Drive 1TB 7200 rpm Storage ...
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  • Options for Deploying Desktops in the Cloud

    As cloud adoption evolves from Web GIS to full GIS deployments, questions continue to be raised such as, “What about the desktops?”. That is, when moving desktops to the cloud, what technologies should be ...
    last modified by jdeweese-esristaff