Issue No.04 - July/August (2009 vol.11)
Reuven R. Levary , Saint Louis University
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MITP.2009.67
To select an operating system, an organization must consider several essential characteristics during its initial evaluation process. The analytic hierarchy process (AHP) offers an appropriate solution; the author illustrates it with a realistic case study in which an organization evaluates and ranks Windows XP, Linux, and Mac OS X 10.4.
operating systems, analytic hierarchy process (AHP), multiple criteria decision making, data center design, IT professional
Reuven R. Levary, "A Multiple-Criteria Approach to Ranking Computer Operating Systems", IT Professional, vol.11, no. 4, pp. 17-23, July/August 2009, doi:10.1109/MITP.2009.67