GIS databases housed within online-accessible server environments. Managed by users and accessible for visualization as the back-end for various WMS and WFS services.

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Encryption of spatial data, GIS access and cloud synchronization

I'd like to encrypt a folder of many spatial datasets (rasters and shapes) because my office computer is shared with others. I've never used this kind of security but I think I should preserve my data ...
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WMS Layers from Azure Geoserver not loading with multiple users

I am loading multiple WMS layers into a leaflet web application from an Azure virtual machine Geoserver that pulls data from a PostGIS database on the same machine. The layers load through quickly ...
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GIS Cloud Publisher for ArcMap extension does not work

GIS Cloud Publisher is an extension from GISCLOUD.COM that allows one to publish from ArcMap to GIS cloud directly. I followed the instruction provided on the website concerning the installation but ...
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Grass i.landsat.acca says image is cloud free but it is not

I'm working on an area in Amazonia with high cloud persistance which makes global data on land cover quite useless at small scales, so I wanted to learn to process my own Landsat images, with GRASS ...
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Running OpenGeoSuite on Openshift

Has anyone been able to run OpenGeoSuite on openshift using the free 3 gears? There is plenty of documentation on getting geoserver running on openshift there is even a GIT repo. However I have not ...
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QGIS Cloud shape upload runtime error

Using QGIS 2.12, Qgiscloud version 1.1.14 (on OSX 10.11). When uploading a shape (with 427 lines), I get this error: Aanmaken van velden mislukt Traceback (most recent call last): File ...
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Cloud based database solution [closed]

I'm looking for a cloud based database solution where I can store about 1 GB worth of tabular data and both myself and my client can access to perform SQL queries. I'm looking for this database to ...
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Cloud-based WMS service: transactions estimator? [closed]

My organization is quite a medium-large organization (5,000 employees) and is facing some severe budget cuts. Resources are sparse and we are looking at using cloud-based service for our Base-mapping ...
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how to remove cloud values of Landsat image from R [closed]

How can I remove cloud value of the Landsat8? How can I estimate cloud values for eg: modis cloud values are from 700 to 800. By using R how can I estimate>
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Share a qGIS sales territory database across a cloud based office

The business I work for has a network of dealers across America. Dealers are assigned ZIP codes. When we have a potential dealer, we would like to create a new territory for them and integrate it into ...
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findind depression in cloud point and dtm

I would like to find temporary moist areas based on terrain surface shape (depression) directly from cloud point data (ALS) and DTM. Could you help me to find some tools or algorithm to solve the ...
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Remote geoprocessing solutions?

I have a relatively old laptop (i5 8Gb) but it is fine for most of my GIS needs. Infrequently I would like to run processes which requires larger amounts of RAM (16G+) but I cannot justify forking out ...
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What is the best way to manage geodata with open source software?

We are a small group of GIS users with different expertises embedded in an administrative infrastructure attempting to switch to a small and low cost open source infrastructure (open source GDI). ...
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Looking for cloud hosting similar to QGIS cloud

I have about 6 or 7 large clients who each require some form of personalised online mapping service. My aim is to produce a secure login required database for each client using my shapefiles and ...
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What free or open source cloud-based software is recommended by/for the GIS community?

Note: This question is intended to complement an earlier question on installed, desktop software. What GIS-related, or even non-GIS-specific, web- or cloud-based software/tools/services -- that are ...
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Is it possible to use AcuGIS with QGIS?

Has anyone use AcuGIS, a web hosting service for PostGIS and GeoServe? I am curious to see how it works with QGIS. I am looking at some cloud hosting services for PostGIS and I would like to be able ...
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Have there been any geospatial applications run in OpenStack by non-governmental entities?

This whitepaper about NASA's Nebula project, describes how cloud computing was used by NASA's Short-term Prediction Research and Transition Center to identify damage scars left by tornadoes. Since ...
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Options for Open Source Cloud GIS?

I'm looking for an open source cloud GIS solution. Current situation: Up to 100gb of data stored in file geodatabases that is updated daily. Data is used to create maps as well as geoprocessing ...
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What are cloud-based alternatives to Google Fusion Tables?

I'm a beginner in web-mapping. I was playing around with Fusion Tables, but I realized that I had too much data to display. So here's my question, what are some alternatives to Fusion tables? I have ...
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Google Drive and Backing-up/Syncing GIS Data [closed]

Seeing that many of us have three computers these days (e.g.. work, home and laptop) is anyone using Google Drive as their main file repository for GIS data? I like the idea of backing everything up ...
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Large dataset processing via cloud computing

I need to process a large dataset. Aside from processing locally on my computer, can I install, for instance, arcgis10 on a cloud service like amazon. I don't have esri server, only arcgis10. I'm ...
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Programming a geoweb application for cloud. What does it imply?

I've recently started to develop a geoweb application using GeoDjango + PostGIS in the backend, HTML5 + JS in the frontend. I'm really at the beginning, so, I have time to change a lot of things. ...
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Distributed & Cloud GIS Resources

Are there any definitive research papers, web resources, or (text)books on distributed GIS? Topics I'm interested in are: Parallelism of sequential spatial algorithms Frameworks for implementing GIS ...
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What's your view on the direction of GIS? [closed]

I am a long standing GIS developer and consultant. I am often asked, is there still a place for Desktop GIS, to which I, currently, answer, of course; if there are jobs specific to individuals, you ...
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Online/cloud storage options for GIS file-based data [closed]

I am currently looking into online/cloud-based storage solutions in general and also for my GIS data which consists of shapefiles, rasters, file geodatabases, and the like (no relational databases). ...
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Google Fusion Tables vs Amazon Web Services: which is better for GIS data?

What are the pros/cons for storing storing spatial data in Google Fusion Tables versus Amazon Web Services? Factors would include: Cost, performance, ease of update.
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What GIS Data should Amazon add to its Public Data Sets?

Amazon says: If you have a public domain or non-proprietary data set that you think is useful and interesting to the AWS community, please submit a request below and the AWS team will ...
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What are hardware requirements for a cloud hosted PostGIS & GeoServer?

I have been playing with a local installation of PostGIS & GeoServer. I would like to move my work online now to share it with several collaborators. The proof of the concept map will consist of ...
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How do I get started with GIS Servers on Amazon EC2?

Are there any tutorials, talks or presentations that discuss the use of EC2 or other cloud computing services to host GIS Servers? Has anyone had any experience in doing it with Amazon's EC2? How hard ...
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Is there an architecture for distributed geoprocessing?

Suppose I have 50 computers on my LAN. Each computer has a geodatabase for all parcel polygons in a particular state in the US. I'd like to write a geoprocessing task that finds all parcels valued ...
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ArcGIS server on Amazon EC2 vs buying your own machine. Pro's and Con's

What are the pros and cons using this virtual machine compared to buying your own?
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What is the GeoCloud that everyone is talking about

Directions Magazine, Pitney Bowes (MapInfo), and many blogs are talking about 'CLOUD's in relation to GIS. I have read about Cloud-Computing but still don't understand the concept.