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Survey Results

This page shows the results from operating system usage surveys issued by SSEC to McIDAS Users' Group (MUG) site coordinators. The surveys asked which operating systems they are using on their McIDAS-X workstations. The results from the October 2017 and September 2015 surveys are summarized in the tables below that show the number of MUG sites that reported using McIDAS-X on the given operating system.

 

October 2017 Survey

Operating System # of Sites Version(s)
Apple macOS, OS X 4 versions: 10.10 and higher are in use
Linux (all varieties) 33 versions: 4 through 7 are in use; 6 and 7 are most common
varieties: 20 sites use RHEL, 17 use CentOS, 6 use Ubuntu
Microsoft Windows 3 versions: 7 and 10 are in use
Sun/Oracle Solaris 2 versions: 10 and 11.3 SPARC is in use

 

September 2015 Survey

Operating System # of Sites Version(s)
Apple Mac OS X 4 versions: 10.4 through 10.10 are in use
Linux (all varieties) 34 versions: 4 through 7 are in use
varieties: 24 sites use RHEL, 11 use CentOS, 7 use Ubuntu, 3 use SUSE
Microsoft Windows 4 versions: 7 and 10 are in use
Sun/Oracle Solaris 2 versions: only 10 SPARC is in use
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