[OSGeo-Discuss] Green light: OSGeo Hacking event in a monastry near Bolsena (Italy)

2008-02-19 Thread Jeroen Ticheler
Dear all, I'm happy to inform you that the hacking event in Bolsena will take place! Enough people have confirmed their participation for me to decide to make the booking :-) Those participating, you will need to make and advance payment of 100 Euro to me to guarantee your place. Please

RE: [OSGeo-Discuss] OS Spatial environment 'sizing'

2008-02-19 Thread Randy George
Hi Bruce, On the scale relatively quickly front, you should look at Amazon's EC2/S3 services. I've recently worked with it and find it an attractive platform for scaling http://www.cadmaps.com/gisblog The stack I like is Ubuntu+Java+ Postgresql/PostGIS + Apache2 mod_jk

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] OS Spatial environment 'sizing'

2008-02-19 Thread Cameron Shorter
Randy, what an informative email. It is almost a Howto for OSGeo hardware and performance tuning. I'm not aware of anyone who has written something similar (although I admit I have not looked). I'd love to see it incorporated into an easily referenced resource - maybe a chapter in

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] OS Spatial environment 'sizing'

2008-02-19 Thread Lucena, Ivan
Hi Randy, Bruce, That is a nice piece of advise Randy. I am sorry to intrude the conversation but I would like to ask how that heavy raster manipulation would be treated by PostgreSQL/PostGIS, managed or unmanaged? Best regards, Ivan Randy George wrote: Hi Bruce, On

RE: [OSGeo-Discuss] OS Spatial environment 'sizing'

2008-02-19 Thread Randy George
Hi Ivan, The most common advice I've seen says to leave raster out of the DB. Of course footprints and meta data could be there, but you would want to point Geoserver coverage to the image/image pyramid url somewhere in the directory hierarchy. Brent has a nice writeup here:

RE: [OSGeo-Discuss] OS Spatial environment 'sizing' + Image Management

2008-02-19 Thread Bruce . Bannerman
IMO: Hi Randy, Thank you for your informative post. It has given me a lot to follow up on and think about. I can see an immediate need that this type of solution could well be used for. I like it. I suspect that in many larger corporate types of environments, it could well be used

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] OS Spatial environment 'sizing' + Image Management

2008-02-19 Thread Lucena, Ivan
Hi Bruce, Here I am again... Randy suggestion are pretty valuable and very well based but I have a especial interest on storing raster on databases so that is why I asked about it. Yes, raster is chunky and not very fluid but I love to hear from successful experience like Bruce's. And as