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Issue No.04 - July/August (2009 vol.11)
pp: 17-23
Reuven R. Levary , Saint Louis University
ABSTRACT
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.
INDEX TERMS
operating systems, analytic hierarchy process (AHP), multiple criteria decision making, data center design, IT professional
CITATION
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
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