Category Archives: Behind The Scenes

Proposal for improving ImagePyramid support (and other small developments)

Ciao a tutti, Supporting a project such as GeoServer requires a great investment of time and resources. Organizations that support it are faced with the problem of finding funding. As founder of my own company, I often find myself in the position to seek funding for supporting GeoServer and I obviously tend to prefer large […]

GeoServer to support G8 help desk

This week the G8 will take place in L’Aquila, Italy, meanwhile a wide number of organizations are working hard to deliver services, data and information for a correct development of the G8 activities. Thanks to the contribution of the geoSDI research group belonging to the CNR IMAA Research Center and in collaboration with GeoSolutions, all these organizations […]

GeoServer app-schema meeting in Perth, Western Australia

Last week AuScope hosted a GeoServer app-schema meeting in Perth, Western Australia, to bring together developers, information modellers, and users: The meeting was attended by Jody Garnett, GeoServer developers Justin Deoliveira and Gabriel Roldán from OpenGeo, AuScope Spatial Information Services Stack developers, GeoSciML gurus, and AuScope participants including GeoScience Victoria, Geoscience Australia, and Landgate. […]

GeoServer chart extension

Business reporting is a common need in various organisations. Most of the time, it is built upon tables and simple charts, such as pie or bar charts. Yet, sometimes, you need to add an extra dimension into it, in particular, geographic distribution. In some cases a thematic map does the job nicely, but if you […]

Coming Soon: Complex features

Here’s a guest post by Ben Caradoc-Davies and Robert Woodcock of the Australian Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation. As a part of the Auscope Spatial Information Services Stack, GeoServer complex feature support is nearing completion. Auscope is using GeoServer to support its vision of developing a collaborative national geoscience spatial data infrastructure (SDI) that […]

GeoServer, Google Maps, and Geo Search: A Request For Data

Are you or your organization serving data publicly via GeoServer?  Would you like this data to be searchable via Google Maps? At OpenGeo we are testing out new “geo search” functionality in GeoServer.  We believe this is the future of finding geospatial information on the web.  While still in development, this functionality will be available […]

Italian Civil Protection National Spatial Data Infrastructure trusts GeoServer!

Quoting from the geoSDI web site, “geoSDI is the complete solution for Spatial Data Infrastructure used by the Italian National Civil Protection Department. The geoSDI solution is based on Open Source Technologies and was born to allow the real time geospatial data sharing between the Functional Centers of the Italian Civil Protection Department, being OGC […]

Safe FME and GeoServer

OpenGeo and Safe Software have been talking about working together to make life easier for users of FME and GeoServer.  We’ve both been hearing more about organizations using FME to solve their data conversion challenges and then making the results available to the world using the OpenGeo Stack. While many people are making things work […]

Cataloging Archaeological Sites, A MEGA Project

I just ran across this interesting post from a few weeks ago.  It seems that an alphabet soup of non-profit companies, The Getty Conservation Institute (GCI), World Monuments Fund (WMF), and Jordan Department of Antiquities (DoA) are developing a geographic information system to manage archaeological sites in Jordan. The Middle Eastern Geodatabase for Antiquities (MEGA) […]

Coming Attractions

While lots of talk here has been about software releases and work that’s already been completed, I thought that it might be nice to mention some of the work that’s in progress. After all, the GeoServer community is just that, a community, not a closed-door office, and while congratulations are often in order, the people […]

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