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I am looking for suitable COTS GIS server product for Linux platform. The product should allow 500 Clients concurrently and should have Java / C++ development APIs. So far I found ESRI ArcGIS server which supports for Linux. I need few more products which have good performance like ESRI. Kindly share the list of available COTS (Commercial off the shelf) GIS server products.

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is there some specific meaning of COTS for you or is this just a question of Web GIS on Linux? –  iant Nov 28 '12 at 13:55
    
I'm curious to see the answers to this one. Can you tell us why you don't want to run Windows though? –  MLowry Nov 28 '12 at 14:04
    
What are requirements for that GIS server (what services it should support, etc)? –  user1702401 Nov 28 '12 at 14:13

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These are my two favorite which run on linux. I believe they do meet your requirements.

Even though they are free, you can pay for support. "linux is free if your time is worthless" (for "free" as in cost - "free" as in freedom isn't about money...

Geoserver

http://geoserver.org


MapServer

http://mapserver.org/

There are also "products" built out of these, such as the OpenGeo Suite

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I don't think these are commercial off the shelf software. –  R.K. Nov 28 '12 at 14:13
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I think you would be hard pressed to find lots of commercial GIS server software on a Linux platform. –  Nathan W Nov 28 '12 at 14:15
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@R.K. Fair enough, but you could always pay for support. –  CaptDragon Nov 28 '12 at 14:16
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@R.K. Good Idea. Not sure I'm up for the task though. I would upvote such an answer. Thing is I'd hate to recommend a company I've never used. –  CaptDragon Nov 28 '12 at 14:19
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This is a community so I think I'll just edit your answer if don't mind. –  R.K. Nov 28 '12 at 14:20

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