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Recommended Server Specs for GeoServer

we serve our Geographic data via our flagship application Dorset Explorer. This uses OpenLayers and GeoServer to serve our Geographic data, including OSM and OS Basemaps and a mass of other data such ...
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Fleet tracking software options

Before I sit down and make the mistake of start writing my own, I wanted to know my options for good, modern, fleet tracking options that are not too expensive. What I am looking for is something that ...
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Most suitable open source GIS platform

I'm looking for an open source GIS server or desktop package that supports as many file formats as possible, is fast, runs on Linux or Mac and can be controlled via an API. Planning to do very basic ...
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Migrating ArcGIS Server 10.02 to a new server

Our server that runs ArcGIS Server had major issues this morning, sending us into a panic to get it installed on a new server (as was in our plans in the coming weeks). Now that we are ready to move ...
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Self-hosted WeoGeo-style geospatial library software

I've been hearing a lot about WeoGeo Library recently, but (a) it costs and (b) it is hosted 'in the cloud', which is not acceptable for the data my organisation is using because of data usage ...
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How to fix “Access to database denied” when accessing PostgreSQL?

I got a tiny problem regarding connection to my server. What should we do when this message appears in front of you? I've done several changes in the *pg_hba.conf* entry but yet to succeed. Any ...
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Is there a paid service for accessing a PostGIS/OSM DB

I want to render a world map with mapnik and postgis, but do not want to set up my own DB, because the needed hardware and processing time for the OSM import make it nearly impossible for me. I just ...
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Which commercial off-the-shelf GIS server products work on Linux?

I am looking for suitable COTS GIS server product for Linux platform. The product should allow 500 Clients concurrently and should have Java / C++ development APIs. So far I found ESRI ArcGIS server ...
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Technicial Features of server to hold Quantum GIS, geoserver and geonetwork

I work at my company as Project Assistance and we think of migrating of ArcGis to another open source program similar to ArcGIS like Quantum GIS, geoserver and geonetwork and I need to know the ...
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Is there a publicly available instance of ArcGIS Server

Are there any publicly available instances of ArcGIS Server for learning? I have searched Amazon EC2 but I don't see any public instances available (unless you already have an ArcGIS Server license). ...
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ArcSDE recently modified geometries

ArcSDE 10 with a MS SQL 2005 backend. I am trying to see the most recently modified geometries using SQL so that I can use it to update another GIS database running PostGIS. Has anyone tried this ...
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Advice on ideal server specifications

I am looking for your thoughts on ideal server specifications for a moderately sized habitat mapping project. My current server is about to reach its storage capacity, so I am researching buying a ...
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Is there a web mapping server works on a linux shared hosting account?

Question: Is there a web mapping server software out there that works on a typical linux shared hosting account? Background: I have been trying find a web mapping server that would allow me to serve ...
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Architecture issue - ArcGIS Server sourcing data from FME?

I'm looking at potential architectures for a new project and the biggest unknown right now is how well ArcGIS Server can communicate with non-ESRI data sources for map services. There are a number of ...
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Dynamically generated map overlay with map server - what's the best option?

I'm facing a problem and would like to ask your help finding the best online mapping solution! Project details: The User can pick 1 from several hundred territory based functions to map its values. ...
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How can I secure my REST endpoint using a custom database and Basic Auth

I need to provide Google Earth users access to my REST endpoints. Currently there is a database that has the users and pwds as well as there roles. Roles determine what data in the website they can ...
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Can I use google app engine to work as a WMS or some sort of geoserver that I can use to connect openlayers?

Has anybody ever heard or tried doing anything like this?
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What are the Server Hardware Needs for Using ArcGIS Desktop in a Citrix Environment?

We are currently ramping up our ArcGIS Desktop usage and capacity in a Citrix environment and I am wondering if there is some good documentation available regarding best practices for Citrix server ...
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Cached map performance when viewed in ArcMap

ArcGIS server cached map service that displays at the following scales: 1:20,000 1:10,000 1:5,000 1:1,000 Refresh takes 1 second when using the Javascript/silverlight viewer, but 4-7 seconds when ...
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configuring cartodb for running on local machine

How to configure cartodb to run fully on local machine. I have setup a development version of cartodb. In this the tables are limited to 5, the disk space is limited and the view. Is these variables ...
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Installing Qgis Server on Windows 7 Machine

I have been trying and trying to get Qgis Server to working on my Windows 7 machine with no luck. I have read every thread out there on the web related to how to install and nothing works. I'm ...
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Using Qgis server with Ubuntu 12.04

I realise there had been many posts on this subject but unfortunately I need to post again. I've been banging my head against this all day. I'm trying to get qgis server working with Ubuntu 12.04 ...
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Initiate a pop-up before accessing a .net out-of-the-box web map

I need to create a pop-up that initiates as soon as a user clicks on a web map, or accesses the link from another location. The map is an ArcGIS Server out-of-the-box .net app. It's for a disclaimer ...
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WFS service Server Error in '/ArcGIS/services' Application

I have a SSL secured ArcGIS Server 9.3.1 machine on W2k8. I set up a service with WFS. Every time I try to request the capabilities, I get the error: Server Error in '/ArcGIS/services' Application ...
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How to read pixel values from an image server layer with ArcObjects?

I'm having a problem with reading pixel values from the image server layer. The image server layer class implements IRasterLayer, so when I tried to read pixel values using IRaster2 obtained through ...
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How to host ArcGIS 9.3, 10.0 & 10.1 licenses on same server?

We have 3 license servers for ESRI products. Server 1: 10.1 License Server Server 2: 10.0 License Server Server 3: 9.3 License Server We are in the middle of a massive server migration/merge and ...
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Web Map Server (geoserver) on CentOS 6

I am trying to setup a web map server on a CentOS 6.2 virtual machine for development. I have never used Linux or web mapping frameworks, but I am trying to do this work as low cost as possible. So ...
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Server side clustering - cluster (feature) geometry

I am trying to implement server side clustering and show it using OpenLayers. I am using this good material as an example. As a clustering result, a get some list of features, some of them are ...
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spatial data filtering without GIS?

I have access to a database here (description of the columns are also available) containing spatial data in text format and with WGS84-EPSG:4326 coordinates. I would like to only select data in my ...
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how feasible is building my own map server? providing GeoCoding, Directions and Navigation

My need is a heavy use of routing. same as Google's Directions API. I'm looking for a viable alternative to abusing google and paying them too much. how difficult is it to have my own server for that ...
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Opensource Tools for Optimizing Server Performance

I use a server with a basic Microsoft OS primarily for data storage and as a central repository for edited vector data. These data are not intended to be used as mapping or GIS products available ...
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What are my hosting options for an app that needs tilestashe along side a django app?

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 ...
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How to run QGIS server on EC2 micro?

I'd like to learn something about web maps and so decided to start out using EC2, following different tutorials I was able to start a micro instance but I can't find my way on how to get qgis server ...
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Is it possible to use WMTS in QGIS?

Is it possible to use WMTS e.g. by http://data.wien.gv.at in QGIS? ich möchte gerne daten der stadt wien als WMTS-Layer in qgis hinzuladen. ist das überhaupt möglich? ich bin kein profi und bitte ...
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Can QGIS be installed on a Server

My question is whether QGIS can be downloaded and installed on a server for multi-user access. Rather than installing the software locally, can QGIS be stored on a server and accessed by many?
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How can I show custom titles on my table fields with OpenLayers?

I have a server with Geoserver, Apache and OpenLayers and it displays the map okay; I can see my data with an OpenLayers.Popup.FramedCloud call and it shows the content of my layer. I want to know if ...
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How can I generate and publish raster images?

I have several hundred groups of data points (in lat/lng format). I want to generate heat maps for each group using kriging or similar interpolations and then display the generated raster images on a ...
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How do you publish map caches from ArcGIS Data and Maps for Server?

I haven't published ESRI-supplied data before, but I followed the instructions that came with the Data and Maps for ArcGIS Server 10. When I view the supplied MXD file for a map cache, it's just a ...
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Error reporting with WMTS

I am looking for information regarding error reporting with WMTS. I have consulted the official documentation at http://www.opengeospatial.org/standards/wmts and I found several chapters discussing ...
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How to troubleshoot a slow IIS and hanging ArcGIS Server?

Our ArcGIS Server 10.0 SP 4 website has been hanging lately where everything gets delivered except the map. When I try and check the REST Endpoints they it hangs and then fails. When I stop the IIS, ...
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Workflow process to style vector data using GeoServer

I'm starting to get a better understanding of map-servers in general, but I am still unclear on how best to use GeoServer. At the moment, I use web-hosting to store the web-browser related parts of my ...
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QGIS server 2.6.1 upgrade to 2.8.1 error

I plan on upgrading QGIS server from 2.6.1 to 2.8.1. At the time of 2.6.1 is used, however, to 2.8.1 found the map service can not be used, the emergence of internal server error 500. ...
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QGIS WMS Server

I have successfully installed QGIS Server on Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid. The QGIS project file I want to publish as WMS was created with QGIS 2.6.1 The data is stored in shapefiles, the GetCapabilties request ...
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How to get QGIS Server GetCapabilities working on Windows?

I followed this tutorial: http://anitagraser.com/2012/04/06/qgis-server-on-windows7-step-by-step/ but nothing happens. And when I try to open it this error message appears So I tried to follow ...
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Simple WMS server

Is there a way to implement a WMS server using only php or python cgi and mysql? I can't use geoserver or mapserver and postgres and any other software as they are not provided by the administrator.
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Installed Sharepoint 3 = Breaks ArcGIS Server

Want to do some testing with Sharepoint/MapIt. Took an existing machine with ArcGIS Server 10 on Windows Server 2008 on. Installed Sharepoint 3.0 SP2 on it with basic install/default options. Can ...
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Copy tables from one server to another in PostgreSQL

I am trying to copy a number of tables from one server to another using PostgreSQL as part of reorganising our data structure. I am pretty new to PostgreSQL so haven't much experience with it. Is ...
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ArCGIS Server 10/10.1 And Sql Server 2008

Is there any compulsion that SQL server 2008 and ArcGIS server 10/10.1 should be installed on same server machine and is it possible to install SQL server 2008 and ArcGis server on separate server ...
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Monitoring Geoserver for Production Environment

Is there any opensource server monitoring is available for Geoserver ? Like watchdog and nagios? Suppose if geoserver is stopped working whether mapmeter will automatically start it..Like the ...
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Connect OpenLayers3 Client with QGIS Server

at the moment I am developing a map editor on a web. After researching at the internet about map clients, I decided to use OpenLayers3 client because it is very simple an has all the tools i need ...