Take the 2-minute tour ×
Geographic Information Systems Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for cartographers, geographers and GIS professionals. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I'm building a GIS webapp that uses tilestache to serve MBTiles and a django app to serve geoJson. I'm having trouble understanding exactly what kind of setup I'd need to host this. I'm new to server admin and setup, so something heroku-ish would be nice, but I'd be willing to learn if the solution involved more work.

share|improve this question
add comment

2 Answers 2

up vote 3 down vote accepted

You will need a Linux machine to deploy what you have been working on. I would use nginx as webserver/reverse proxy (because it serves static tiles very fast), the rest (tilestache,django) are very familiar on Linux distro (Ubuntu particularly), you can find many tutorials about deployment of Django + nginx on Google.

share|improve this answer
    
Thanks for your suggestion! I ended up hosted on a single AWS instance with gunicorn workers for tilestache and django proxy_pass'ed through nginx. So far, so good. The site is on my profile if you're interested. Thanks again! –  Chris Aug 1 '12 at 5:57
add comment

Look at Google's AppEngine. It has django and can serve map tiles up with a little python scripting..

share|improve this answer
add comment

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.