JerryGarcia

horizontal vs vertical scalling at 10.1????

Discussion created by JerryGarcia on May 21, 2013
At what point do I scale horizontally vs vertically with 10.1?  I'm not asking for exact advice; need general rules of thumb; published guidelines.

Scenario:

I have a virtualized ArcGIS Server installation; single machine; windows; SQL Server/ArcSDE all at 10.1 with latest SP.

I have 100's of services, i.e. image, mosaic, 2D, globe, etc.

I've allocated tons of RAM.  I have tons of CPU.

At what point do I start scalling horizontally or do I continue to through RAM/CPU at the single machine installation?

Again:  Without any additional information...  I'm not asking for exact advice; need general rules of thumb; published guidelines.

Thanks!

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