In raster datasets, a reduced resolution layer that copies the original data in decreasing levels of resolution to enhance performance.

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Image pyramid with transparent pixels

I have a GeoTiff image which I wan't to use to build tile pyramid and serve it via geoserver. In most cases it works well but fails to publish a layer if tiled images have NO_DATA (transparent) ...
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Disk access characteristics of accessing vs building an image pyramid.

Hosting an extremely large (10-100x ram size) image pyramid via WMS has disk access characteristics closer to a random read, but generating the pyramid is a CPU bound sequential operation right?
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How to create multiple external overviews for a geotiff with gdal?

I want to have mutiple overview files (one for each overview level) for a GeoTiff, so I'm able to edit this files in a raster editor. How can this be done? Unfortunately, gdaladdo -ro creates only ...
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Can I have two distinct workspaces with two different layers reference the same data store in Geoserver?

Using geoserver 2.7.2 on Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit. I have a large image pyramid I'd like to use in two workspaces simultaneously. Do I have to create two separate "stacks" of folders, stores, and ...
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Accessing Geoserver plugins through the REST API

I am writing Python scripts to automate the creation of Geoserver layers. For this the gsconfig module has been invaluable, but I often need to execute operations that are handled by plugins, most ...
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gdal_retile.py leaving gaps in mosaic

I'm trying to create a seamless mosaic from the FAA's VFR aeronautical charts using gdal_retile.py. The end goal is to serve the mosaic using the ImagePyramid extension in GeoServer. However, I'm ...
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Loss of Quality in UAV Imagery after building pyramids in ArcMap?

I am using arcgis 10.1 to plot and print maps with a background with UAV imagery. When I insert an image (Tiff format), it loses quality. The program prompts me to create pyramids, once this is ...
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Comparing the use of GDAL to build raster pyramids or overviews versus Arcmap 10.1

I have a large set of imagery that I created a mosaic from in arcmap 10.1. I want to use GDAL to create the overviews because arcmap has issues building the pyramids and never seems to complete. I ...
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Geoserver layer pyramids in googledrive

is it possible to create pyramid from large rasters and add them with folders to google drive and mount google drive as local drive to geoserver ? i tried to search in internet to find about it and ...
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Checking if Terrain Model has pyramids or data sources using ArcPy/Python?

I asked this question in the ESRI forums and got nothing but a lesson on LAS point cloud classifications — not even remotely what I had asked. I’m hoping someone here can point me in the right ...
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Overviews: to tiles or .vrt, or both?

When using vrt to mosaic on the fly large collections of images, is it better to add overviews (pyramids) to the individual rasters or to the final .vrt, or both? (Where "better" means finding the ...
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ClassNotFound Exception: org.postgresql.Driver Using Geotool: gt-imagemosiac-jdbc-x.x.jar

I am a newbie to GIS, coming from a strict MIS background. Anyway, I have been having a little challenge for the past couple of days trying to import tiles and pyramids into my database. Using a ...
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PMI and PMW images

i recently archieved .pmi and pmw images which converted from tiff. So now i can not open, please help me to open or convert this filetype to other aerial imagery formats.
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convert shp file to tiles for wms requests

I have a shp file (world countries) and this file is fix(I don’t want to edit it). I create a Vector layer with this file in geoserver and I get this file with WMS layer from geoserver. In this ...
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How can I create a GeoServer store from DigitalGlobe Global Basemap tiles?

I have been given data from a DigitalGlobe product called Global Basemap. I've been tasked with getting this data into a form usable by our map server, which is running GeoServer 2.4. The data did ...
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Pyramid Creation Utility for ArcGIS 10.1 or later

Someone wrote a really neat ENVI Pymramid Creation Utility I am wondering if there is similiar one for ArcGIS
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QGIS Deployment in Citrix XenApp - How to Remove Pyramids from the image “properties”

I'm working on deploying QGIS 2.4 into a XenApp 6.5 desktop environment. We've tested QGIS to see if it will run in our environment on a test server and have found that building Pyramids with ...
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ArcGIS / .Net - Load pyramids in thread

I need to display a large raster with ArcGIS. To do so, I'm using pyramids, and it is working, but they can be long to build. So I would like to build the pyramids in a separate thread. When doing so, ...
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Large Jpegs, handling in ARCGIS

I am working with 10s of large raster data, each one is from jpeg, around 65000x22000 pixels, I have a normal laptop, with 8 Gb of RAM and i5 processor. Can any one give me guidance on how do i make ...
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Create Reduced Resolution Dataset (.rrd) file with modern software

I need to create, very specifically, a set of reduced resolution dataset (.rrd) pyramid files for a large set of TIFF imagery. I'm using ArcGIS 10.2, and have access to Global Mapper and QGIS. ArcGIS ...
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Custom imagery not converted correctly in web Bing format tile with Global Mapper?

I have Custom image and I converted to that to the web bing format tiles with the help of global mapper but that are not produce correct quad key in each tile. On the bing map quad key is starte like ...
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How to remove black background from geoserver imagepyramid?

I have a large ImagePyramid published in Geoserver (v 2.4). Each granule in the pyramid has nodata set to 0. I'm confused as to which layer parameter in GeoServer should I change to get a transparent ...
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Most efficient way to tile/pyramid 4 million images using gdal for geoserver WMS

My scenario consist of 4 million geolocated images each measuring 1536x1536 pixels in size. What is the most efficient way to pyramid these images? My end goal is to serve these images using ...
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Color balance and publish large amount of high resolution imagery in geoserver

I have a large amount of RapidEye images (+300 Gb) that I want to use as a basemap for a online application. So far I've managed to serve them as an ImagePyramid in geoserver following the steps shown ...
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GDAL C/C++ API and filtered pyramid tile generation

I have been tasked with adding functionality to an existing C++ developed toolset whereby a source dataset (typically a single GeoTIFF) needs to be split into tiles at various resolutions ('zoom' ...
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Create custom raster pyramid using arcpy in ArcGIS 10.2

I have a arcpy script that runs the Point Density tool several times for the same extent, using the same number of neighborhood cells, but with cell size increasing at an multiple of 2 with each pass. ...
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Custom tiles in local CRS

I want to achieve the following: Create an OpenLayers map, that runs totally in a local CRS. The basic layer would be a raster tile layer. The tiles will be generated by us once for each project ...
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Failed to create reader using geoserver Image Pyramid plug-in

I am following instructions on this link, http://docs.geoserver.org/stable/en/user/tutorials/imagepyramid/imagepyramid.html I am pointing the URL to the folder normally but I get the following error, ...
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Trying to build pyramids for large raster

I finally was able to make a slope with a rather large 5m DEM. But now I it usually wont finish drawing. When ArcMap asks to 'build pyramids' it always freezes sometimes instantly after accepting ...
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calculate the needed space for a raster pyramide withqgis

how can i calculate (or where can I find information to calculate) the required disk space for a raster map of 36GB which should be in a pyramide of 10 levels ? Regards, D3
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How applications like Global Mapper, ArcMap and ArcScene support showing high resolution geotiff images?

Considering my question in Game Developement: How to create textures of big images in opengl (bigger than the MAX_TEXTURE_SIZE) it seems that, there's no way to show an image bigger than the ...
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Black zones after tiling two tiff files

I have two Geotiff files. with one side overlapping. Each Geotiff is surrounded by a black frame. I have created an Image Pyramid with Geoserver 2.3.0 but when I try to see the layer on OpenLayers, ...
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Is GeoServer Image Pyramid upscaling?

I have an Image Pyramid in GeoServer 2.2 RC3 (not the latests - I know, but I have other pyramids working here). The total size is around 1TB and file size is around 1-2GB for each GeoTIFF. When ...
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Issues with building a VRT. from OS map tiles in QGIS

I am trying to speed up rendering of OS raster map tiles in QGIS. The tiles are 1:10k Tiffs - about 130 of them. When I attempt to build the VRT it says complete, then it shows up an error ...
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GeoServer: Best way to publish 2500 TIFF or 71 ECW files?

I have ortophotos of an area that I need to serve as a background map for my vectors. I got it as 2500 files (71,5MB each) in raw TIFF format with corresponding TFW word file - 180GB of data. ...
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ImagePyramid tuning in Geoserver

I am running several WMS layers from a GeoServer (2.2 RC3 at the moment of writing). All layers are ImagePyramids with sizes ranging from 100GB to 1TB in size. I have read the GeoServer on Steroids ...
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Generate a pyramid of tiles by 1/2 scaling a higher zoom level

Given a set of tiles covering a large area at a particular zoom level (These are online on someone's tile server and will need scraping, but let's assume these are on disk if it's easier. With TMS ...
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GDAL: How to build an image pyramid starting from the base

Normally I would create an Image Pyramid using gdal_retile.py on one large image or a set of large images. I want to do the opposite. I have all the zoomed in tiles on the base level and I want to ...
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GeoServer + ImagePyramid: Request is empty where data exists

I have set up an image pyramid based on 5 levels of tiling. The data is served using the ImagePyramid plugin for GeoServer. When I do a layer preview the data is visualized just like I expect them to ...
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How to use ImagePyramids in Geoserver?

I want a cheaper solution than ESRI ArcGIS server for my online web GIS applications. I want to: display multiple SHP files and an aerial image, retrieve the SHP attributes, all in a web page ...