Free Webinar – A DevOps perspective on GeoServer: Deployment planning guidelines

Dear Reader, The most important part of the work to be performed when setting up a geospatial platform based on GeoServer is to design and plan properly the deployment. As obvious as it may sound, we found that often customers we interact with, tend to lean towards overcomplicated set ups as they they focus on the technologies themselves rather than on the purpose of the platform that they want to deploy. The use cases and the target scenario to address shall drive the technological choice the resources to acquire and the procedures to put in place for managing data publication as well as the...


State of GeoNode Free Webinar – Release 3.2

Dear Reader, one of the core technologies in a Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI) is a catalog. Catalogs have become more powerful since now days they also play the role of Geospatial web portals. Portals are providing the virtual place for not only users to discover, access, view and download data, but also for data providers to have a central place to post data and create immersive stories in a collaborative environment. With GeoNode data providers can upload data (e.g. shapefile, GeoTIFF)  and in immediately that data will be available via open standards. It also allows to register services form external...


MapStore – Sleek Open Source WebGIS – Webinar

Dear Reader, Web GIS applications have hugely evolved in the last decades. The first web map server was made available early in the 90's, and since then we've since an explosion of companies and application that help use understand what can we find in a place, where is a place that meets my conditions, where is the best route, and so on. The speed of computers and internet has empowered developers to make faster and better applications that run in personal computers and mobile devices. Most of these applications provide a map,  a list of categories, a search interface and maybe a menu that allows the user...

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State of GeoNode 3.0 Free Webinar

Dear Reader, One of the core technologies in a Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI) is a catalog. It’s like a town center where food providers and food consumers meet. Shoppers walk around and visually or by smelling they discover the food they want. They engage in a small chat and if they agree with the price they buy it. In the case of an SDI, a catalog is the virtual place where data providers and data consumers meet.  Data consumers discover resources and via rich descriptions (metadata) and previews,  they make a decision about using or not a particular data or service....