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Rendering a geotiff block with gdal and gdk-pixbuf - Some flaws in the result

I currently try to render a geotiff file with GTKmm\GDKmm (gdk-pixbuf). The file is a tiled geotiff with a block size of 256*256 and three rasterbands. The shortened gdalinfo output is: Driver: ...
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Vector Tile Rendering on iOS

I'm developing an iOS app for displaying my own custom map data (on GeoServer). The SDK I'm using to display my map is route-me (Alpstein fork) as the map viewer for now. route-me supports raster ...
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Manually building a tile server

I use this instruction http://switch2osm.org/serving-tiles/manually-building-a-tile-server-12-04/ I have the problem on the step "Starting your tileserver" sudo mkdir /var/run/renderd sudo chown ...
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Does tile server renders every request?

I am trying to understand how tile server handle requests. I red about Mapnik which "creates" the map using OSM, Does "creates" means that every request is rendered and returned? If yes what is the ...
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How do I know when to use a map server or a tile server?

I'm new in GIS tech and I still have some questions about GIS. I wanted to know why to choose a map server (mapserver, geomap) instead of a tile server (tilestream, tilecache or tilestache) + tile ...
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What is the compression gained by caching mod_tile's metatile instead png tiles?

What is the level of compression gained caching mod_tile's larger metatile instead of 256 by 256 .png tiles? I am trying to determine the extra cost of storage resources for pre-rendering some set of ...