Raster Data, Mosaic Datasets and Map Services

Discussion created by kreuzrsk on May 7, 2014
Latest reply on May 12, 2014 by kreuzrsk
We are getting more and more requests to load Raster Data into ArcSDE so all users have access.  I'd rather store the data in file geodatabases and create mosaic datasets.  However, I've noticed some of our heavily shared FGDB become corrupted.  If we make a map service out of the mosaic dataset can the resulting map service be used in all raster tools or will the user still need to get at the source FGDB?

BTW, we do not have the Imagine Server extension.