Crash Magic may be licensed as “hosted” or “local install”. When hosted, the only requirements for use of the software are a modern browser. This article describes the hardware and software requirements for a “local install”.
Crash Magic is the newest generation of crash records analysis tools from Pd’ Programming, Inc.
It follows the successful Intersection Magic crash records analysis software created in 1987, and used by thousands of engineers in city, county and state DOT offices across the country.
This new tool is server based. It runs under MS Windows IIS, connected to an SQL database. Users connect via a web browser on a local intranet or across the Internet.
Note: The system may also be installed as a Windows Service.
As a server-based product, Crash Magic has different requirements than our desktop systems. Performance will be dependent on factors including server speed, database speed, network speed as well as proper configuration and maintenance of the databases used.
Server Operating Systems
Crash Magic requires two types of database connections:
Logins, security and connection pooling:
This system has been developed and tested around the following systems, and all of them function properly:
Note: Development and primary testing are done on Microsoft SQL Server 2019. Secondary and Beta testing are performed on Oracle 19c. Plans are underway to provide support for PostgreSQL.
Crash Magic has several optional pieces of functionality that utilize ESRI components. At this time, ArcGIS Server with REST services exposed is required to be provided by the client. ArcGIS Online is not yet supported:
Crash Magic generally supports the most current version of all modern browsers:
Software provided for installation
Items not provided except by contract
*Configuration files are generally purchased from Pd’ Programming, but may be prepared by client if desired
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