Questions tagged [tilecache]

A Python-based WMS-C/TMS server, with pluggable caching mechanisms and rendering backends.

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How are Google serving up their Styled Maps?

As we all know, Google changed web mapping when they introduced Google Maps. At the time of writing this, tiled maps are now the norm with web mapping. For example, with ArcGIS Server, you cache ...
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What is the effective and legal way to get map tiles for the size of 2 or 3 states?

I would like to get map tiles possibly from Open Street Map (yes I am aware about tile usage policy and would not like to breach that) or other source for the purpose to serve it as offline maps to ...
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Disk space and numbers of tiles for world layer

I'm thinking about testing tiles generation of a world layer for webmapping. In this context, I want to know how I can calculate the number of tiles (256x256 for tilecache if I remember) I will need ...
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QGIS and Chrome Browser showing different resolution for same WMTS?

I have created WMTS using GeoServer and this is tiled service. When i am visualizing this in browser, this is showing me labels and geometry perfectly fine. But when i open this in QGIS using Add WMS/...
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How to set up an OSM server with TileCache and Mapnik?

I have been trying for two and a half weeks so far to get a local copy of OpenStreetMap running on a server. I have downloaded the planet file and imported it into a PostGIS database called 'osm'. I ...
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How do I use HTML5 Storage to cache mapservice data?

I would like to develop a web app that runs on any device (including iPad and iPhone) in a disconnected mode. It is OK if the user is required to browse around and download mapservice data to a local ...
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WMS tile cache that works with time dimension

Is there a good WMS tile cache that understands the WMS time dimension? And what configuration is necessary? Open source preferred. I am serving some WMS layers with the time dimension, so the map ...
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GDAL minidriver and Tilecache [closed]

I'm trying to use GDAL minidriver to read tiles folders generated from Tilecache seeding. I have set this in my GDAL source <ServerUrl>http://myserver.com/test/${z}/${x}/${y}</ServerUrl>, ...
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GeoWebCache WMTS always replacing tiles in cache

I've spent the last two days trying my hand at GeoWebCache. I've had some issues and am now out the office so can't access any code to attach. I know if i don't post this it'll bug me all weekend. I'...
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Tilecache positions my gdal_translated map 20km south of where I want it

I have created a geotiff file through gdal_translate: gdal_translate -a_ullr 547812.2384341886 6834734.336439242 547967.5011478929 6834622.35081697 -a_srs EPSG:900913 pdz3.jpg pdz.tif When I load ...
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Unable to stop ArcGIS Server automatic cache generation

I'm running ArcGIS Server 10.1 on a Windows box on Amazon, via remote desktop. I've set up some services on which I have enabled caching using the Bing/Google/Esri scheme. I explicitly set these to ...
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How to get started with map overlays and tiles

I have put quite some time into doing my own research and know in theory what i want to do and some of the steps involved in doing it but I wanted to put this question out to ensure i'm not going in ...
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The fastest way of generating tiles from raster?

I have some MODIS imagery 250m resolution covering a large area which I generate tiles from using Mapnik and generate_tiles.py script. I need to run this script every day with new satellite images, ...
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Is it be possible to re-render parts of a tile pyramid when postgis table updates?

I have this idea of using postgis together with a tile renderer for serving my organization with tiled maps. As I believe my data will be partially altered almost on a daily basis it does feel like a ...
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printing openlayers map

What i've got is a map served by the tilecache and shown by openlayers and geoext. Now i need to print this map, so what i've done is: made a button which creates (window.open()) a new window with ...
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How do I interface with bundles using ESRI's Javascript API?

I've found this example... http://resources.esri.com/help/9.3/arcgisserver/apis/javascript/arcgis/help/jssamples_start.htm#jssamples/layers_custom_tiled.html Which uses an exploded cache. It notes at ...
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Cache tiles for offline use of Google/Bing aerial maps

I am currently working on a project where QGIS is used for creating and editing vector data and requires a Google or Bing aerial photo layer as a basemap. I can add Google satellite/Bing aerial ...
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Wrong tiles generated in OpenLayers XYZ layer

I am creating a map in OpenLayers using Base layer as ESRI online map server. And second layer as our own Esri map server serving the overlay. The base layer shows correctly, but OpenLayers requests ...
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Tile server for temporal data

Is there any tile server that is able to render tiles for temporal data? I need to serve tiles for rain radar data and serve them in tilserverurl/{x}/{y}/{z}/{time} or similar way I've done a ...
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Service published but cache generation failed on ArcGIS Server

I am trying to publish a map service containing a cached raster layer on our ArcGIS Server Enterpise 10.1. I analyze the map service before publishing and no error. The error I get when publishing ...
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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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Publishing tile cache map service with full scale range without artificially over-sizing it on ArcGIS Online? [closed]

I'm working within the ArcGIS platform including the ArcGIS Online account. I've got some high detailed orthophoto that I'd like to tile cache and than publish as a map service to my AGOL account. ...
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GeoJSON shape distorted on Leaflet.js spherical mercator WMS map [closed]

I have a map with a simple WMS layer in spherical mercator projection (rendered by a OSM-Mapnik-TileCache server stack, everything is in EPSG:900913 / EPSG:3857). First: I can't understand why, if ...
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Cached vector tiles with dynamic attributes

I am looking to implement a web map of property boundaries and owner information. The parcel data (property boundaries) is updated infrequently, but the assessment data is updated weekly, as ...
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How can i set up the “own OSM” for own maps, having no relation to the current real spacial photos

For some needs we need an OSM-style map displaying the area before the reservoir was constructed and thus displaying the historical shore line. There are some historical aerial photos (not provided by ...
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Tilecache seeding with mapserver doesn't generate tiles

I'm attempting to seed my tile cache on the server for use within OpenLayers for a few zoom levels, however the script doesn't seem to be working at all and everything I try I just get the same output....
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local tiles server for offline access

Anyone knows if there is a "lightway" solution to mount a local tile server? Feature I'd to provide is local storage of small sections of maps, not more than small city for example, in order to ...
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Javascript Api's ArcGISTiledMapServiceLayer won't show map

I am currently trying to show a map that has been tiled. I am using version 10 of the Arcgis server, and version 2.5 of the Javascript api. The odd thing I am running into is that the map will not ...
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Topographic tile cache needed to replace OSM street map data in an app

I have developed and marketed an application that successfully uses a pre loaded tile cache of Open Street Map .png files for a small city area about 20km x20km to support the presentation of tourist ...
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How to configure tilecache on nginx

I am running a geodjango application with mapnik and tilecache. Currently tilecache is run on another server to decrease the load on the application server. The application server has nginx as the ...
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How to access tiles in Tilecache using QGIS?

I've Mapserver set up with a mapfile that points to a tileindex. In QGIS I can call the mapfile and view the rasters dynamically. I've got access to tilecache and I've seeded the same mapfile/rasters ...
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Mapserver, TMS, Scales zoom levels and how to deal with all of it

I have a whole bunch of data in my db that I need to draw at different zoom levels using Mapserver. Everything uses a 4326 SRID. My (custom) client, will fetch the data using 20 TMS zoom levels and ...
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What is the tiling scheme of TileCache?

I am using TileCache from MetaCarta to create tiles for a WMS service. It creates a tile with an URL like http://example.com/tiles/Admin/06/000/000/357/000/000/158.png. I am trying to understand how ...
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tile cache error : Lower left corner is outside layer bounds

i have made a wms layers in openlayers consuming cached tiles generatred by tile cache , in the generation step i have used this configuration : [vmap0] type=WMS url=http://localhost/cgi-bin/mapserv?...
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How to cache online tiles on a development machine?

I am developing a slippy map web application using openlayers. Right now my tiles come straight away from OSM and google, etc. For the moment I always work on the same area for development purposes ...
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What is the compression gained by caching mod_tile's metatile instead png tiles?

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 ...
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Script for creating a tile-pyramid from a wms service

Given a WMS service, is there a ready-made script that, for a given extent, creates a tile-pyramid that is compliant with: http://leaflet.cloudmade.com/reference.html#tilelayer That is urls on the ...
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Transferring Mosaic Datasets to ArcGIS Online?

I have a number of mosaic datasets that I have created that I would like to upload to my ArcGIS online map. How would I go about doing this? I read somewhere to create a tile cache from the mosaic, ...
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Set opacity of cached ArcGISTiledMapServiceLayer

Is it possible to set the opacity of a cached Tiled Map service using ESRI JS API? I am using: var layer; layer = new ArcGISDynamicMapServiceLayer("URL", {"opacity": 0.5}); map....
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google maps tiling scheme index grid

I have a need to cut tiles from a raster with bounds that result in no partially filled tiles at a particular zoom level (no transparency or black/white areas). First thought was to overlay an index ...
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Setting up TileCache to make use of Mapnik and OpenStreetMaps

First of all, I'd say that I'm completely newb at maps related stuff... I am trying to install TileCache and configure it to use Mapnik to render tiles from OpenStreetMaps. I managed to setup the ...
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Tile rendering time measurement in MapServer?

I try to speed up rendering time of tiles in mapserver app. How can I specify rendering engine in mapserver? The only thing about I found is: outputformat Tiles are generating very slow - about 4-5 ...
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Offline Map with mapnik: Tiles are vertically unaligned and randomly displayed (Leaflet + Tilecache + Mapnik + Postgis)

I'm new to maps and currently I am developing my first offline Map with OSM data. I have map data added to postgres via osm2pgsql and installed mapnik 2.2. For caching I have used tilecache with ...
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Moving from OpenLayers to Leaflet breaks tilecache

My tilecache.cfg is like so (working with MapServer) [mylayer] type=WMS url=http://server/mapserver/app spherical_mercator=true layers=mylayer The following works just fine var mylayer = new ...
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Using GeoWebCache to cache Google maps tiles

I'm new to GIS and I would like to know if anybody could give me a quick example of using GeoWebCache with Google maps tiles.
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HTML5 local storage for tile maps and feature layers using ArcGIS Java Script API

I am developing a mobile arcgis application I want to store data locally so that when a user is offline he/she can use the maps. I want to store tile layers,feature layers and a table data. Any ...
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TileCache error when using import ArcPy [closed]

I recently ran the 10.1 sp1 and my scripts stopped working. I can't even right click on the scripts and check properties without the following popping up: InitializeParameters Syntax Error: Runtime ...
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Why is my DEM not caching correctly?

Relating to a previous post, found an excellent source for data called Koordinates. I downloaded this 5m DEM of New Zealand, Wellington. This is in a TIFF format and I have added to ArcMap 10, ...
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Unable to view cached map service unless logged in as admin in GIS Server

I recently re-created a cache for a map service due to SDE server changes. When the cache finished I was unable to view it unless I manually went to the cache folder and viewed each tile one by one in ...
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Mapnik Tilecache Settings

I installed mapnik and created XML files for creating map. Using a python I created the image corresponding to the XML File point to a postgis enabled postgresql database. Then I downloaded the ...