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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 ...
Open Geospatial Consortium “… an international industry consortium of  366  companies, government agencies and universitie...
Open Source SDI Architecture 14 March 2008 Open Source Geospatial
Database 14 March 2008 Open Source Geospatial
PostGIS <ul><li>Advanced geometric indexing
Basic topology and curved geometry
Widely supported by clients and servers </li></ul>14 March 2008 Open Source Geospatial Spatial Extensions for PostgreSQL <...
Simple Features for SQL compliant </li></ul>Image Copyright :  William Scot
MySQL Spatial Extensions <ul><li>Released in MySQL 4.1 in 2003
Supports geometric index on default storage engine
Range of analytical functionality
Relational operators support BBox only </li></ul>14 March 2008 Open Source Geospatial
14 March 2008 Open Source Geospatial
Web Services <ul><li>GeoServer
MapServer
MapGuide OS
TileCache
deegree </li></ul>14 March 2008 Open Source Geospatial
GeoServer <ul><li>WMS, WFS-T, WCS compliant
Very strong documentation
User friendly administrative web interface </li></ul>14 March 2008 Open Source Geospatial Fully featured J2EE geospatial d...
Flexible security model </li></ul>
UMN MapServer High speed map renderer and server <ul><li>Developed by UMN ForNet project in 1997
WMS, WFS, WCS, SOS service
Thematic mapping using logical/regex classes
Advanced labelling engine </li></ul>14 March 2008 Open Source Geospatial
MapGuide Open Source Web based geospatial service platform <ul><li>Released by AutoDesk in 2005
Includes Fusion development framework
Highly scalable design
Connection-oriented, role-based security </li></ul>14 March 2008 Open Source Geospatial
deegree web services <ul><li>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 </li></ul>14 March 2008 Open Source Geospatial
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    1. 1. Open Source Geospatial Ready for Prime Time Mark Leslie LISAsoft www.lisasoft.com
    2. 2. 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/
    3. 3. 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/
    4. 4. Open Source SDI Architecture 14 March 2008 Open Source Geospatial
    5. 5. Database 14 March 2008 Open Source Geospatial
    6. 6. PostGIS <ul><li>Advanced geometric indexing
    7. 7. Basic topology and curved geometry
    8. 8. Widely supported by clients and servers </li></ul>14 March 2008 Open Source Geospatial Spatial Extensions for PostgreSQL <ul><li>Released by Refractions Research in 2001
    9. 9. Simple Features for SQL compliant </li></ul>Image Copyright : William Scot
    10. 10. MySQL Spatial Extensions <ul><li>Released in MySQL 4.1 in 2003
    11. 11. Supports geometric index on default storage engine
    12. 12. Range of analytical functionality
    13. 13. Relational operators support BBox only </li></ul>14 March 2008 Open Source Geospatial
    14. 14. 14 March 2008 Open Source Geospatial
    15. 15. Web Services <ul><li>GeoServer
    16. 16. MapServer
    17. 17. MapGuide OS
    18. 18. TileCache
    19. 19. deegree </li></ul>14 March 2008 Open Source Geospatial
    20. 20. GeoServer <ul><li>WMS, WFS-T, WCS compliant
    21. 21. Very strong documentation
    22. 22. User friendly administrative web interface </li></ul>14 March 2008 Open Source Geospatial Fully featured J2EE geospatial data server <ul><li>Started in 2001 by TOPP
    23. 23. Flexible security model </li></ul>
    24. 24. UMN MapServer High speed map renderer and server <ul><li>Developed by UMN ForNet project in 1997
    25. 25. WMS, WFS, WCS, SOS service
    26. 26. Thematic mapping using logical/regex classes
    27. 27. Advanced labelling engine </li></ul>14 March 2008 Open Source Geospatial
    28. 28. MapGuide Open Source Web based geospatial service platform <ul><li>Released by AutoDesk in 2005
    29. 29. Includes Fusion development framework
    30. 30. Highly scalable design
    31. 31. Connection-oriented, role-based security </li></ul>14 March 2008 Open Source Geospatial
    32. 32. deegree web services <ul><li>Most comprehensive implementation of OGC standards in an open source framework
    33. 33. Extremely modular and highly decoupled
    34. 34. OGC reference implementation for WMS and WCS
    35. 35. WMS, WCS, WFS and security modules </li></ul>14 March 2008 Open Source Geospatial
    36. 36. GeoNetwork <ul><li>Started in 2003 by FAO
    37. 37. Portal/catalogue components of SDI 1.0
    38. 38. Manage and public metadata
    39. 39. Supports multiple metadata standards
    40. 40. New standard supported by XSLT transform
    41. 41. Robust user/group security model </li></ul>14 March 2008 Open Source Geospatial
    42. 42. TileCache <ul><li>Developed by MetaCarta in 2006
    43. 43. Highly scalable, high speed
    44. 44. Can be a dynamic cache, or pre-cached
    45. 45. Supports WMS-C and TMS specifications
    46. 46. Pluggable rendering backends
    47. 47. Pluggable caching mechanisms </li></ul>14 March 2008 Open Source Geospatial
    48. 48. 14 March 2008 Open Source Geospatial
    49. 49. Thick Clients <ul><li>JUMP/OpenJUMP
    50. 50. GRASS
    51. 51. QGIS
    52. 52. gvSig
    53. 53. uDig </li></ul>14 March 2008 Open Source Geospatial
    54. 54. JUMP/OpenJUMP <ul><li>Released by Vivid in 2002
    55. 55. Written as a GUI for data integration algorithms
    56. 56. OpenJUMP forked in 2004
    57. 57. Advanced analytical and data integration capabilities available as plugins
    58. 58. Memory resident feature processing </li></ul>14 March 2008 Open Source Geospatial
    59. 59. 14 March 2008 Open Source Geospatial
    60. 60. GRASS <ul><li>Started by the US Army in 1982 as a raster analysis system
    61. 61. Now includes vector analysis capabilities
    62. 62. Powerful command line interface
    63. 63. Input: GDAL, OGR, PostGIS </li></ul>14 March 2008 Open Source Geospatial
    64. 64. 14 March 2008 Open Source Geospatial
    65. 65. QGIS Quantum GIS <ul><li>Initially a small PostGIS viewer in 2002
    66. 66. Rapidly grew to a fully featured GIS app
    67. 67. GPS Integration
    68. 68. Print composer
    69. 69. Digitising tools
    70. 70. Spatial bookmarks </li></ul>14 March 2008 Open Source Geospatial
    71. 71. 14 March 2008 Open Source Geospatial
    72. 72. gvSig <ul><li>Developed for CIT of Valencia in 2003
    73. 73. Goal of moving the CIT to open source
    74. 74. The goals of the tender were: </li></ul>14 March 2008 Open Source Geospatial <ul><ul><li>Portability
    75. 75. Modularity
    76. 76. Open Code </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>License Free
    77. 77. Interoperable
    78. 78. Subject to Standards </li></ul></ul>
    79. 79. 14 March 2008 Open Source Geospatial
    80. 80. uDig U ser-friendly D esktop I nternet G IS <ul><li>Developed by Refractions Research
    81. 81. Designed as an internet based client
    82. 82. Full streaming rendering and processing
    83. 83. Highly extensible plugin architecture
    84. 84. Mature feature manipulation tools </li></ul>14 March 2008 Open Source Geospatial
    85. 85. 14 March 2008 Open Source Geospatial
    86. 86. 14 March 2008 Open Source Geospatial
    87. 87. Thin Clients <ul><li>OpenLayers
    88. 88. MapBuilder
    89. 89. Mapbender </li></ul>14 March 2008 Open Source Geospatial
    90. 90. OpenLayers <ul><li>De-facto web mapping library
    91. 91. Access any common web service </li></ul>14 March 2008 Open Source Geospatial <ul><li>Run in any* browser
    92. 92. Requires JS know-how </li></ul>Image Copyright: Luca Galuzzi
    93. 93. Mapbender <ul><li>Client/server solution
    94. 94. Provides authentication and authorisation functionality and management interfaces
    95. 95. Provides Geo-Content Management </li></ul>14 March 2008 Open Source Geospatial
    96. 96. 14 March 2008 Open Source Geospatial
    97. 97. Mobile <ul><li>gvSig
    98. 98. GRASS </li></ul>14 March 2008 Open Source Geospatial
    99. 99. Open Source SDI Architecture 14 March 2008 Open Source Geospatial
    100. 100. Questions? Mark Leslie [email_address] Image Copyright : Mark Leslie

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