Mapcentia has had a busy summer where a lot of new GC2 features have been implemented to meet requests from an increasing number of enterprise users. Below are the most significant: Sub-users You can now create sub-users for all your team members working on the same PostGIS database. A sub-user is a user with limited privileges to selected layers, which ...Read More »
Since PostGIS version 2, raster has been supported in the database. The raster data model can dramatically increase the use of PostGIS as a analytical and visualization tool. For example elevation models and a lot of environmental data are based on the raster data model.
Now GC2 supports PostGIS raster data. Raster layers will be displayed in the list of layers in the database tab and you can manage them in the same way as vector layers. Raster layers will also be added to the tile and WMS services and you may classify them. You can also query the raster tables through the SQL API.
Read more about raster support and how you upgrade your own GC2 installation
New Ubuntu 14.04 server images
Ubuntu 14.04LTS (Long Term Support) was released in April and is packed with newer versions of the geospatial software. We are ready with a new vmdk file for use in VMWare products, Oracle VirtualBox etc. The highlights are:
You can also spin a GC2 server up at Amazon Web Services in a couple of minutes.
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If you want to install from scratch instructions for Ubuntu 14.04 are readyRead More »
The core component of MyGeoCloud is the PostGIS database software, which is used for storage and geospatial operations. MapServer is used for map rendering and for tile caching TileCache is used. OpenLayers is used for the web map clients. The WFS-T service is implemented in the code base.
The goal is a all-in-one solution for storage, geospatial operations, geospatial web services and web mapping.Read More »