Thank you for all your comment.
I'm part of a big company with a lot of money and an old mentality :(
thinking that if you pay, you've the best service.
But now, we are facing the wall, and we need to take decisions.
More, since 1 year, we are facing a big migration of our applications to
SAP. And for now only Esri is positioning itself as a leader in SAP :(
So, we bought some licenses to provide some map/feature services.
Unfortunately, we already see the limitations of the products.
In terms of infrastructure, we are using Oracle Database with SDO_GEOMETRY.
We refused to work with ST_GEOMETRY, we want to be as generic as possible.
Idem for the front end, everything is thought to use a different viewer
(Autodesk, esri, Google, ....).
So if i understand correctly, no one has been confronted with this forced
2018-04-04 20:38 GMT+02:00 Ricardo Pinho <ricardodepi...@gmail.com>:
> > Data is EVERYTHING.
> That's correct... you should watch the Arnulf (OSGeo) video @ Foss4g 2016!
> foss4g-2016-1060-software comes and goes mind the data [Arnulf] - hd on
> Vimeo <https://vimeo.com/187556741>And the KEEP USING OPEN FORMATS is the
> only way to have full access and control of YOUR DATA!!!
> Don't let them fool you, only TRUE FREE OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE can guarantee
> There are fantastic and enterprise REAL FREE OPEN SOURCE alternatives to
> Mapguide OS and AIMS:
> 2018-04-04 18:56 GMT+01:00 GordonL <gordon.luck...@arrowgeomatics.com>:
>> I really want to be a cynic and to tell management to stop using things
>> Google (open source) and basically most of the web running on Linux.
>> There would be a more of risk to management to move to a platform that is
>> not as "open" as MGOS. However, the key to any thing is the DATA. Data
>> So, if you do go with ArcGIS Server, for example, make sure your data is a
>> format that all GISes can see. For example, most GIS systems can see SHP
>> (not SDF).
>> But above all, the data should be stored in a database such as Oracle, SQL
>> Server or PostgreSQL & PostGIS.
>> If you do store your data in a database, especially with ArcGIS
>> make sure you are using the databases' native Geometry format and not ESRI
>> Proprietary st geom.
>> Your life will be way easier.
>> If your data is in a neutral database, all GIS systems can view and edit
>> data (given permissions) and regardless of what comes down the pipe
>> (Autodesk/ESRI/Tesla/Amazon GIS) you are in a position to take advantage.
>> DATA is EVERYTHING.
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