Advantages to multiple Map Services?

Discussion created by mcdade31 on Sep 14, 2012
Latest reply on Sep 14, 2012 by jeff.pace
Seems to me like a best practice would be to create an map service that has all of the layers/information in it that you want displayed in a map (ex. 1 map that has County Boundary, Fire Hydrants, Fire Stations, Parcel Boundaries).

Would there be any benefit to having multiple services that break these up? Example: 1 service that has fire hydrants and stations and another that has County Boundary and Parcel Boundary.

It seems much easier to create the code tailored to one service than for multiple.