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A high-level overview of some of the key players in the open source geospatial landscape. Already dated by now.

A high-level overview of some of the key players in the open source geospatial landscape. Already dated by now.

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Open Source Geospatial Open Source Geospatial Presentation Transcript

  • Open Source Geospatial Ready for Prime Time Mark Leslie LISAsoft www.lisasoft.com
  • Open Source Geospatial Foundation “ Created to support and build the highest-quality open source geospatial software. Our goal is to encourage the use and collaborative development of community-led [geospatial] projects.” 14 March 2008 Open Source Geospatial http://www.osgeo.org/
  • Open Geospatial Consortium “… an international industry consortium of 366 companies, government agencies and universities participating in a consensus process to develop publicly available interface specifications.” 14 March 2008 Open Source Geospatial http://www.opengeospatial.org/
  • Open Source SDI Architecture 14 March 2008 Open Source Geospatial
  • Database 14 March 2008 Open Source Geospatial
  • PostGIS
    • Advanced geometric indexing
    • Basic topology and curved geometry
    • Widely supported by clients and servers
    14 March 2008 Open Source Geospatial Spatial Extensions for PostgreSQL
    • Released by Refractions Research in 2001
    • Simple Features for SQL compliant
    Image Copyright : William Scot
  • MySQL Spatial Extensions
    • Released in MySQL 4.1 in 2003
    • Supports geometric index on default storage engine
    • Range of analytical functionality
    • Relational operators support BBox only
    14 March 2008 Open Source Geospatial
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  • Web Services
    • GeoServer
    • MapServer
    • MapGuide OS
    • TileCache
    • deegree
    14 March 2008 Open Source Geospatial
  • GeoServer
    • WMS, WFS-T, WCS compliant
    • Very strong documentation
    • User friendly administrative web interface
    14 March 2008 Open Source Geospatial Fully featured J2EE geospatial data server
    • Started in 2001 by TOPP
    • Flexible security model
  • UMN MapServer High speed map renderer and server
    • Developed by UMN ForNet project in 1997
    • WMS, WFS, WCS, SOS service
    • Thematic mapping using logical/regex classes
    • Advanced labelling engine
    14 March 2008 Open Source Geospatial
  • MapGuide Open Source Web based geospatial service platform
    • Released by AutoDesk in 2005
    • Includes Fusion development framework
    • Highly scalable design
    • Connection-oriented, role-based security
    14 March 2008 Open Source Geospatial
  • deegree web services
    • Most comprehensive implementation of OGC standards in an open source framework
    • Extremely modular and highly decoupled
    • OGC reference implementation for WMS and WCS
    • WMS, WCS, WFS and security modules
    14 March 2008 Open Source Geospatial
  • GeoNetwork
    • Started in 2003 by FAO
    • Portal/catalogue components of SDI 1.0
    • Manage and public metadata
    • Supports multiple metadata standards
    • New standard supported by XSLT transform
    • Robust user/group security model
    14 March 2008 Open Source Geospatial
  • TileCache
    • Developed by MetaCarta in 2006
    • Highly scalable, high speed
    • Can be a dynamic cache, or pre-cached
    • Supports WMS-C and TMS specifications
    • Pluggable rendering backends
    • Pluggable caching mechanisms
    14 March 2008 Open Source Geospatial
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  • Thick Clients
    • JUMP/OpenJUMP
    • GRASS
    • QGIS
    • gvSig
    • uDig
    14 March 2008 Open Source Geospatial
  • JUMP/OpenJUMP
    • Released by Vivid in 2002
    • Written as a GUI for data integration algorithms
    • OpenJUMP forked in 2004
    • Advanced analytical and data integration capabilities available as plugins
    • Memory resident feature processing
    14 March 2008 Open Source Geospatial
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  • GRASS
    • Started by the US Army in 1982 as a raster analysis system
    • Now includes vector analysis capabilities
    • Powerful command line interface
    • Input: GDAL, OGR, PostGIS
    14 March 2008 Open Source Geospatial
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  • QGIS Quantum GIS
    • Initially a small PostGIS viewer in 2002
    • Rapidly grew to a fully featured GIS app
    • GPS Integration
    • Print composer
    • Digitising tools
    • Spatial bookmarks
    14 March 2008 Open Source Geospatial
  • 14 March 2008 Open Source Geospatial
  • gvSig
    • Developed for CIT of Valencia in 2003
    • Goal of moving the CIT to open source
    • The goals of the tender were:
    14 March 2008 Open Source Geospatial
      • Portability
      • Modularity
      • Open Code
      • License Free
      • Interoperable
      • Subject to Standards
  • 14 March 2008 Open Source Geospatial
  • uDig U ser-friendly D esktop I nternet G IS
    • Developed by Refractions Research
    • Designed as an internet based client
    • Full streaming rendering and processing
    • Highly extensible plugin architecture
    • Mature feature manipulation tools
    14 March 2008 Open Source Geospatial
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  • 14 March 2008 Open Source Geospatial
  • Thin Clients
    • OpenLayers
    • MapBuilder
    • Mapbender
    14 March 2008 Open Source Geospatial
  • OpenLayers
    • De-facto web mapping library
    • Access any common web service
    14 March 2008 Open Source Geospatial
    • Run in any* browser
    • Requires JS know-how
    Image Copyright: Luca Galuzzi
  • Mapbender
    • Client/server solution
    • Provides authentication and authorisation functionality and management interfaces
    • Provides Geo-Content Management
    14 March 2008 Open Source Geospatial
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  • Mobile
    • gvSig
    • GRASS
    14 March 2008 Open Source Geospatial
  • Open Source SDI Architecture 14 March 2008 Open Source Geospatial
  • Questions? Mark Leslie [email_address] Image Copyright : Mark Leslie