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 ...
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 ...
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 ...