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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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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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Tileserver-gl Automatically starting Zurich mbtiles instead of using custom mbtiles file

I am using Tileserver-gl with docker. I have created a folder in '/opt/maps' and I am running the command like sudo docker run --rm -it -v /opt/maps -p 8080:8080 klokantech/tileserver-gl:latest ...
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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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Mix raster and vector tiles with tileserver-gl

I am quite new to vector tiles. Up until now my app only used our own self made raster tiles. Now we'd like to have vector tiles as well, but still keep our high quality hill shading as vector. We'd ...
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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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Raster (Tilserver) to Vector Conversion

I've got a tileserver with Raster images of a fiber optic network - but I need to work with vector data at a pretty granular zoom. In QGIS, how would one convert this into vector data? So far my best ...
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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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No Labels on Roads when OSM Bright style on Openlayers using Tileserver

Referring the document at Tilerserver I am using my local tileserver-gl-light but label for the Road/Streets aren't rendered. Refer the screenshots whereas if I check the sample page of Tilserver (...
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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 ...
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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/...
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OSMDroid app using custom ArcGIS Tile Server - tiles are shuffled

I am developing an android mapping app using OSMDroid. I am attempting to use free custom aerial imagery, completely independent of Google and/or Bing APIs. Please, do not propose any solution that ...
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OpenLayers 3 ol.source.xyz set custom origin

I am using local tiles from my file system in OpenLayers 3 (ol.source.xyz), and my local tiles are stored as 0/0/0.png and so on. Now the thing is that when I use these tiles on my map it starts from ...
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Tile server overlay in Google Earth?

I have recently become aware of a number of tile-server map sources and I would like to use these as overlays in Google Earth. Is there a way to do this directly that does not involve pre-downloading ...
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Creating tile server from geotiff

I'm developing a solution to serve a pan-tropical (and perhaps ultimately global) raster dataset to a cartoDB application. I'd prefer to stick to GDAL/open source tools if possible, but would be glad ...
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How to build osm tileserver (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS)?

I'm trying to follow the tutorial: https://switch2osm.org/serving-tiles/manually-building-a-tile-server-14-04/ And the first part works greatly, but because i'm new at using Linux (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS ...
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TileServer PHP Performance - MBTiles vs “static files in a directory”

I have OSM basemap tiles being served using Klokantech TileServer using WMTS. I have multiple users using them through ArcMAP. The performance is already way better than using the usual ArcGIS Online ...
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Access MBTiles png and json using tilestache?

I've got a Tilestache server running locally with an MBTiles source file. I can get the PNG tiles without problem, but I'm having a hard time figuring out how to also get the UTFgrid. Is it possible ...
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Is TileMill as a service restricted to PNG? Or is JPEG an option?

Is TileMill as a service restricted to PNG? Or is JPEG an option? I setup TIleMill as a service as documented here: https://www.mapbox.com/tilemill/docs/guides/ubuntu-service/ Tiles are rendering ...
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Creating a tile server - what am I missing?

I have created a tile server using the instructions from here. After creating this, I clicked the link in the bottom to continue creating my tile server for use. I chose a library, Openlayers, to ...
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Translating names on own OSM tile server?

I have set up my own tile server following the Manually building a tile server (14.04) tutorial: Now i have the problem that the names are localized. Names in Spain are Spanish, in Russia Russian and ...
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How to either cache or serve locally tm2 vector tiles downloaded from mapbox studio

I'm trying to locally host / serve / cache a set of tiles for a very small geographic area in a mapbox js application I'm building. I've been searching for a way to do this, but most of the info I've ...
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Tile server that outputs .svg tiles instead of raster?

Is there one? I found all major suppliers work with raster output (png) not vector (svg). I wonder why.
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Starting Tile Sever Rendering Error: OSMBright.xml

I was following the entire process found here: https://switch2osm.org/serving-tiles/manually-building-a-tile-server-14-04/ I have an error though on Testing your tileserver part where i run the ...
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Displaying raster tiles from OSM data stored in a postgis server

I have been recently tasked with setting up a raster tile server that serves tiles from data pulled from a postgis store. I have managed to get a vector tile server up and running but I'm stuck on ...
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Testing tools to simulate user map browsing / stress test tile server?

are there any online/offline tools that would simulate user map browsing behavior, possibly concentrating on certain areas or random? I am trying to stress test a tile server.
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Making Tile Service fast in ArcGIS Server for Silverlight Viewer?

I am publishing a tile service in ArcGIS Server but when I call it in ArcGIS Silverlight Viewer it took a lot of time to open completely, and panning is very slow. What should I do to make my app ...
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OSM set up OpenLayers to connect to local TileServer

I just set up local tile server following these instructions https://switch2osm.org/serving-tiles/building-a-tile-server-from-packages/ and I want to deploy OpenLayers on local too, such that it ...
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Evaluation of existing map cache servers

there are so many different caching servers around: MapCache MapProxy GeoWebCach TileCache Tile-Server and maybe more. I just wondering that I cannot find an evaluation or feature comparison of ...
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Change mbtiles projection with openlayers and proj4js

I've got mbtiles file whithin tileserver.php (klokantech) This file has got specific projection with in local coordinate system. +proj=tmerc +lat_0=0 +lon_0=49.05 +k=1 +x_0=2300001.7 +y_0=-4714741....