Questions tagged [tile-server]

Tile Server is a generic name for any web server that provides map tiles, for example it applies to services that conform to the Tile Map Service (TMS) standard such as TileCache and MapProxy, it applies to services that conform to the Web Map Tile Service (WMTS) standard, and it applies to services that provides tiles through a proprietary API.

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Unable to make GeoPackages and MBTiles compatible in MapTiler Cloud using gdal_translate

I'm using gdal_translate to convert TIF files to GeoPackage and MBTiles. The geopackage/MBTiles are uploaded to MapTiler Cloud. They upload to MapTiler Cloud even if they are not "clean tileset&...
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Where are OSM tile servers corresponding to its supported layers?

On OpenStreetMap's main site (like here), there are 6 different layer options to choose from (like Standard, Transport Map, Cycle OSM, etc): However, on OSM's wiki on Tile Servers, not all of these ...
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Protecting Vector Tile Server Data

I am deploying a Vector Tile Server on AWS with data I don't want to make publicly available and there are two main elements I want to cover regarding the security of the data The tile server needs ...
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Serving polylines as raster tiles

I have a (big) list of polylines that I would like to serve as raster tiles to be consumed by Leaflet in a format such as https://{s}.tile.openstreetmap.org/{z}/{x}/{y}.png. The tiles will only be ...
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Serving supplemental layers from tileserver-gl

Maybe a multi part question, but essentially I have an existing self hosted tileserver-gl instance running to serve tiles to my webserver. I am trying to figure out the best way to display weather ...
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Different min/max X & Y while downloading Baidu and Arc satellite imagery tiles

I have downloaded Arc and Baidu satellite imagery tiles for using in tile server and making XYZ connections in QGIS, but there are differences in their log files of min/max of X & Y as below: ...
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How to determine insert point of each WMTS tile

I am implementing my own WMTS tile server. I am using tileserverphp. I can download each tile that I need to my computer. The next step is to insert the image into my CAD software (BricsCAD), however ...
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QGIS Load tiles from local TMS using XYZ Tiles

I have exported the map tiles with the Raster tool box, and saved the tiles in the QGIS default temp folder with 512x512 resolution and 96 dpi. Now I'm trying to load the tiles back to QGIS. After ...
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Accessing the config.json in tileserver-gl-light from Ubuntu 20.04 server via command line

I am trying to access the config.json file for Tileserver-gl-light from a command line on an Ubuntu 20.04 Server. I am new to this operating system and just cannot seem to find the file. From my ...
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Bare World Satellite Map Base Layer and Tile Server?

I'm fairly new to mapping, and am working on a custom data visualization that will be presented on top of a Leaflet map. We'll be placing our own geoJSON polygons on the map (including labels) and ...
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Creating permanent tile URL in Google Earth Engine

Is there a way to create a permanent tile server URL for an image? Earlier I had used ee.Image.getMap() to get a URL like - https://earthengine.googleapis.com/v1alpha/projects/planet-webapp/maps/...
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PostGIS: Speed up intersect by filtering first

I have a table with 20 million polygons where queries take some time (with an gist index on the geometries). I thought I could speed up the queries by first filtering on an additional id (selectivity: ...
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Understanding fonts for vector maps

I am serving a custom vector map using Tileserver GL. Everything works as expected, but I just don't want to die dump. So... there is directory called (in my case) glyphs with subdirectories like e.g. ...
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Geoserver XYZ tile service

I am a software developer, and have installed Geoserver to serve Links (Geojson) data in my application as image tiles to frontend. I have found TMS service of Geoserver which serve image tiles in {...
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Serving Tiles of format {z}/{x}/{-y}.png in Openlayers version 6.3.1

I am facing a problem in serving the map tiles in Openlayers the format for the tiles is {z}/{x}/{-y}.png but when i try to add this url into the tile source it is giving me the following error ...
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How to pass and replace a parameter to a TileServer GL styling JSON-file

I know it is a very specific question, but I am wondering if it's possible to pass a (key-)parameter like ...?key=1234 to a styling file which will be consumed by the TileServer GL? My styling file ...
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How can insert properties on a vector tile

I am trying to set up a web server in Node.js that serves vector tiles to be displayed in a browser using MapboxGL JS. The data for the vector tiles is stored in a Postgressql database with PostGIS ...
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Local OSM Tile Server not rendering

I searched this issue in other topics but only found outdated topics with previous versions of Ubuntu. I'm using Ubuntu 18.04 in my laptop and I'm following the tutorial available at https://...
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Create tiles from Mars HiRISE images

I have a problem with creating tiles from from Mars HiRISE images using gdal/gda2tiles. Can't find info regarding this topic, so, maybe someone already faced that issue? Image looks like this Final ...
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How to setup my Tileserver-php

I have downloaded "xampp-windows-x64-7.3.6-3-VC15-installer.exe" and installed only Apache and PHP. My Apache server is running. I have download "tileserver-php-master" and paste the folder in path ...
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How to get the text labels in a raster tile in OpenMapTiles?

I'd like to use OpenMapTiles to generate training data for a text recognition task. So, I need to have the corresponding text labels in a raster tile, preferably with their location on the image, ...
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Convert a AWS EC2 URL to WMS URL

I have built my tile server on AWS EC2 instance and want to use it as a base map in QGIS. When I try to add it as a WMS layer on QGIS, I get an error saying The server you are trying to connect to ...
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Build tile server manually with PostgreSQL db on a different server

I have set up my map tile server and have used the following components: Mod_tile osm2pgsql postgres Mapnik open street map carto In my configuration, postgres is on a different server. when I ...
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Tippecanoe Vector Tiles overzooming not working

I have created Vector tiles with Tippecanoe in mbtiles format. I am using tileserver-gl for serving the Vector tiles. Firstly I am creating 20 mbtiles separately as different layers needed different ...
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Implementing Access Token in Tile Server?

I am using Tileserver-GL for rendering vector tiles to web and mobile. For web, I am using Mapbox JS API GL and for Mobile, I am using Mapbox android SDK. Currently, I am using flat URL given by ...
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Reverse Engineering of Vector tiles and Tiles Security

I am using the following workflow to generate and visualize vector tiles. Store edited shapefile to PostGIS Create vector tiles using Tippecanoe from PostGIS data Serve vector tiles through ...
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How to use Planet Lab tiles in Jupyter Notebook?

I just want to use Planet tiles as a basemap for a Jupyter Notebook application, using ipyleaflet widget. In my environment, I imported these packages: from ipyleaflet import Map, basemaps, ...
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Build a tile server using MySQL as backend

I need to set up a tile server using MySQL but cannot find any documentation for it. I have done it with Postgres by following this link and it works fine. I understand that after downloading the ...
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What's the most size-efficient spatial database [closed]

I'm configuring a tile server on Apache Mesos. From all the tutorials I've read, I gathered that PostgreSQL and PostGIS is widely used for this purpose. I learned that MongoDb and MySQL Server also ...
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Configure styling of OSM with T-Rex vector tile server

I am using T-Rex as vector tileserver, osm2pgsql for importing the .osm.pbf file into the PostGIS database (table format - planet_osm_line, planet_osm, point, planet_osm_polygon, planet_osm_road). I ...
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Cost of hosting an OSM tile server with similar performance to Google Maps API

I am considering switching from Google Maps API to hosting my own OSM tile server. Right now my site gets about 2,000 map hits a day, serving about 20-30 users at a time. With Google Maps API, I ...
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Building RGB-encoded DEM for Mapbox GL

I'm trying to create a RGB-encoded DEM file like the one that mapbox has for Maputnik that is being hosted on TileserverGL. I've converted a single-band DEM into a color-mapped RGB DEM then converted ...
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Setup mapnik: tile generation very slow

I've setup a Mapnik tileserver with this steps: https://switch2osm.org/manually-building-a-tile-server-18-04-lts/ This are the specs of my server: OS: Ubuntu 18.04 LTS 8 vcpu's 28 GB RAM I've ...
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QGIS 3.0 Hybrid Tile Server URLs

I've recently come into a new position where I'm using QGIS instead of ESRI and am learning the ropes on handling all the things ESRI comes out of the box with that QGIS doesn't. I've found tile ...
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Leaflet misinterpreting tiles info from an ESRI hosted Tiled Service

I am working on showing my ESRI tiled layer to a simple Leaflet web viewer. The tiled layer is hosted from ArcGIS Online. I tested both the ESRI Leaflet plugin and the original Leaflet's tyleLayer ...
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Adding a security layer to my tile server [closed]

I have a tile server (apache2 + mod_tile serving OpenStreetMap data) that I'm going to use via Leaflet. Everything's working fine but before putting this public, I have a big concern about the ...
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Labels not rendering properly with OSM Bright style on Openlayers using Tileserver

Referring the document at Tilerserver I am using my local tileserver-gl-light but my label are not rendered correctly. Label appears as {name:latin}{name:nonlatin} or {name:en}{name:nonlatin} refer ...
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Tileserver in 2012 r2

Last week I tried everything to build up a tile server but the Tile Server I was using (tileserver-gl) doesn't work for the 2012 r2 WS Server. After that i tried it with leaflet but I couldn't figure ...
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Using a custom XYZ tile server in Manifold

I've a custom tile server that returns a tile based on the X/Y/Z values provided in the URL. The thing is just brilliant when used as a gMaps layer. I can simply add a new Tile Server to QGIS and ...
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Generating tiles from multiple rasters - gdal2tiles.py

I have 3 rasters, each is in the same SRS but with differing extents I want to combine them into a single tile set using gdal2tiles.py eg:- gdal2tiles.py -z '2-4' -e -p raster -r average --s_srs ...
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Unable to create tirex gdal datasource for OpenTopoMap

I try to set up an OSM tile server using tirex on a server running Ubuntu server 16.04 LTS 64-bit. In the style definition (opentopomap.xml) there are several gdal data sources definied. E.g. the ...
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Serving data from large shapefile to mobile app? [closed]

I am writing a native iOS app and need to serve property boundary data as a layer on top of a Google Map. I am an experienced iOS developer, but have little experience in GIS or server-side work (may ...
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Vector Tiles in Openlayers 3

I am struggling to understand how to render vector tiles in Openlayers 3. this is probably due to me not understanding Z/X/Y tiles. I have created an mbtile source and am serving it using tileserver-...
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Editing Individual Tiles From ArcGIS Online Tiled Map Service

Is there a way to edit or replace tiles individually? For example, if I have published a tiled layer and need to update small details of that layer I currently have to overwrite the entire tiled ...
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OSM tile server can not start up due to an error in OSMBright.xml [closed]

I followed the guide from osm in order to get a tile server running. But I do get the following errors: An error occurred while loading the map layer 'default': Could not create datasource ...
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osm tile server with multiple regions

I've built a tile server with data for the whole country, as well as a single state, but I was wondering if it's possible to combine different regions (load multiple pbf files) into the same database?
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Disappearing tiles depending on the zoom

I'm working on a CentOS 6.8 tiles server hosted in a VM and I observed some disappearing tiles depending on my zoom level in QGIS 2.16, I don't know where it comes from... Here are some pictures of my ...
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how to run multiple instances of tile server on a single machine?

I installed OSM tile server on Ubuntu 14.04. I followed instruction given here https://switch2osm.org/serving-tiles/manually-building-a-tile-server-14-04/ . I want to perform "vertical load balancing" ...
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Generating and hosting vector tiles from GeoJSON - no errors, but no data

I wish to construct a pipleline that takes GeoJSON through to self-hosted MapBox vector tiles specification. My plan is: Tippecanoe converts geojson to .mbt mbutil converts mbt to tiles tileserver-...
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OSMDroid android app zoom in without changing tiles, is it possible?

I am developing an android mobile mapping app using OSMDroid 4.3. I have established a basemap using arcgisonline as my tile server. String[] urlArray = {"http://server.arcgisonline.com/ArcGIS/rest/...
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