GeoServer is an open source software server written in Java that allows users to share and edit geospatial data.

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"... Designed for interoperability, it publishes data from any major spatial data source using open standards." (

GeoServer is the reference implementation of the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) Web Feature Service (WFS) and Web Coverage Service (WCS) standards, as well as a high performance certified compliant Web Map Service (WMS). GeoServer forms a core component of the Geospatial Web.

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