Tag Archives: ESRI

Tile proxy server, make those GIS webpages work even without connectivity

Logo_MapProxy.svgYou know when you spend all that time building a really slick webpage with a great map feature and then find out it completely doesn’t work when the ship loses connectivity?  Well I do (with OpenVDMv2).  Here’s how I mitigated the situation.

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OpenVDMv2 – GIS performance Improvements and map labels

openVDM_LogoV2_1_shortQuick update on some subtle improvements recently added to OpenVDMv2.  As it turns out most research vessels do not have a gigabit internet connection.  This makes leveraging cloud-based resources such as public map tile servers difficult.  To meet this challenge OpenVDMv2 will begin deploying with a stand-alone map-tile proxy server.

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