GeoServer is the start of a great open source success story. This talk introduces the core GeoServer application and explores the ecosystem that has developed around this beloved OSGeo application. This talks draws on the GeoServer ecosystem for use-cases and examples of how the application has been used successfully by a wide range of organizations. Andrea Amie from GeoSolutions is on hand to share success stories highlighting GeoServer use in managing vulnerable ecosystems, agriculture information management, and marine data management. Jody Garnett will look at how GeoServer enables Boundless products including Boundless Server and Boundless Server Enterprise. We will look at GeoServer use at OSGeo with both GeoNetwork and GeoNode making use of the technology. LocationTech is not ignored with the “big data” players in the form of GeoMesa and GeoWave bridging to cloud data sources of epic proportion We use each use-case to highlights a capability of GeoServer providing an overview of the application drawn from practical examples. Attend this talk for inspiration on what is possible with GeoServer and open source.