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

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How are GeoTIFF pyramids/overviews standardised?

While pyramids/overviews are not part of the GeoTIFF standard, many tools support creating them. For example vips/nip2, Orfeo Toolbox (otb) and ossim which all promise some support for creating those. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Comparing use of GDAL to build raster pyramids or overviews versus ArcMap?

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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Seeking 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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RGB TIFF goes black when zoomed out in QGIS?

Am importing a RGB TIFF into QGIS 3.4 and when I zoom in I can see the image properly, however, when I zoom out the layer turns black (most of it) and red (a small portion). After doing some search I ...
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Does building a raster pyramid have benefits even if rasters only displayed zoomed in?

Standard advice about handling large raster datasets on QGIS (and elsewhere?) usually suggests building a raster pyramid. If I understand correctly this process creates reduced resolution (i.e. ...
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Should I build pyramids/overviews for the source files or for the virtual raster?

I have a virtual raster comprised of a lot of raster tiles of high-res aerial imagery. I wish to build pyramids/overviews to speed up the rendering in QGIS. Should I build them for the source files ...
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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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What kind of resampling will give the highest quality when building pyramids?

The resampling setting of the pyramids builder of QGis povides several ways to do so : nearest, average, gauss, cubic, average_mp, average_magphase and mode. I am not a specialist in the subject. I ...
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Geowebcache pre-seed creates white and black tiles

I have published Arial photo on GeoServer using ImagePyramid technique. I have created custom gridset for it. I have created cached tiles using geoWebcache pre-seeding. When I am accessing it in Qgis ...
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Image Pyramid Geoserver Nullpointer Exception

Currently I am facing a problem with our WMS Service on Geoserver. The data source is a big Image Pyramid with 5 levels covering Germany in EPSG:25832. For tiles outside the boundaries of the dataset ...
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Remove near black borders on Landsat 8 overview images

I want to eliminate near black pixels around edges of Landsat-8 overview. I'm interested in doing it not for the entire image but some extent, so I clipped it. I tried using GDAL nearblack utility, ...
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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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Make Image Pyramid from JP2 Raster

I have ~1.7 GB JP2 Buckeye that I want to serve out from Geoserver; I'd like to have it tiled so that the client won't have to redraw everytime they zoom into the map. My current understanding is that ...
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How to force QGIS 3.6.1 create raster's pyramids (overviews) when I drag&drop them in QGIS?

There is a build-overviews-pyramids tool to create pyramids but I want to create them automatically when I add (drag & drop) raster layer into QGIS interface. I have found parameters that is ...
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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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QGIS: building pyramids faster in properties compared to gdaladdo

Does anybody know why building pyramids in QGIS using the "build pyramids" button from the properties menu (tab: pyramids) is a lot faster than command line gdaladdo or Raster->Misc->Build Overviews? ...
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Creating tiled pyramidal TIFF from PNG tiles that are organized in slippy map?

I have map tiles (Z/X/Y) of a certain location which I serve via a simple web server and add on QGIS for offline usage via the XYZ Tile Layer from the Browse menu. These are to be used in a survey of ...
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Why is Raster Calculator not honoring compression environment settings?

For some reason, the Raster Calculator isn't honoring any Raster Storage environments that I have set. Mainly, compression and pyramids. I am processing a large raster dataset through raster ...
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Indexing derivative tiles / pyramids?

I don't have any formal education in GIS so I'm thinking that I'm looking for something that exists, I just don't know what it's called. I basically have a large raster data set that will get re-...
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How can I pass geotransform to gdalwarp to handle ungeoreferenced image as georeferenced

I'm trying to read ROIs from Landsat-8 overview using GDAL /vsicurl/ , but the image is ungeoreferenced. I have geotransform from full size image, which I can copy. Is there a way to pass geotransform ...
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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) pixels....
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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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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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Calculate the needed space for a raster pyramid with QGIS

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 pyramid of 10 levels ?
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Generalising Rasters using .ovr pyramid data?

I have to produce some lower spatial resolution rasters from a large number of very big geotiffs (c.800GB). It occured to me that since I've produced the pyramid overviews using GDAL already I could ...
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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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gdal_retile projection system not defined properly in GeoTIF metadata

I struggle to create a ImagePyramid using gdal to be used in geoserver. Geoserver does not recognize the native proj system. I have been playing around a lot but I am not sure where the source of the ...
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Create pyramid from 3in TIFFs

I have a couple of terabytes of 3in GeoTIFFs that I would like to host on my GeoServer (used by a non profit during disasters when there is no Internet). I have read that the best way to host these ...
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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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GeoServer Image Mosaic JDBC

I'm running GeoServer 2.15.2 on Ubuntu 18.04.3 with the latest ubuntugis-unstable release packages (GDAL 3.0.2, PostGIS 3.0.0) and cannot get the Image Mosaic *.jar to load. I followed the ...
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Is there a way to independantly hillshade the overviews of a GeoTIFF pyramid in GDAL?

Is there a way to get gdaladdo, gdaldem or another GDAL tool to create a hillshade where each overview is shaded from the corresponding overview in the DEM rather than by resampling a single full ...
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Implementing Pyramid plugin in GeoServer [closed]

I am trying to use the Pyramid plugin for viewing the raster tiles in the WMS service. I have done exactly same as its given in documentation URL Except while converting my TIFF image I have not used ...
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Why will my raster only display at certain extents?

I have a large raster image which contains the florida keys and has 1 meter by 1 meter resolution. When I change the extent and zoom in from 1:6,000 and closer, the image is displayed. When I change ...
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Building pyramids of virtual raster not permanent when file is moved

I have a folder saved under: C:\QGIS\Active Layers\ In the "Active Layers" folder there our two folders; one called "Geotiffs" and the other "Virtual Raster". In QGIS 2.18.20 I created a virtual ...
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White line appears between the tiles using ImageMosaic / ImagePyramid technique on GeoServer

I have created image Pyramid of 4 levels using gdal retile and published it on GeoServer using ImagePyramid technique. When I am accessing it in QGIS, it seems to work fine but at the zoom level from ...
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Geoserver imagepyramid and Postgresql for granules

I'm running Geoserver 2.11.2 on Java 1.8.0_144 32 bits on Amazon Linux together with Tomcat 9. The plugins I have installed are imagemosaic, imagepyramid, GeowebCache (internal) and Geofence. When ...
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Geoserver error during loading pyramid iamges

I've add geoserver plugin ImagePyramid and generate tiles by Maperitive. Next I try add this tiles into Geoserver as datasource, but when I click publish after loading I've got this error : org....
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Zero-size array to reduction operation maximum which has no identity

Below is my identify background code, which identifies a background from an image and removes it.; Previously it's was working fine but after I chunked my images and try to find out background I got ...