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How Nestoria switched to OSM                  Ed Freyfogle        #geomob - 16 Feb 2012
Who am I?• Co-founder of Nestoria• Property search engine  – find a place to buy or rent  – 2-3M users / month  – 8 countr...
We are the 0.35%
We’ve always loved OSM
How to switch?• All OSM or mix of providers?• Render and serve our own tiles?• How to display?• Mobile?
Build our own?
One massive negative               A complex machine               to operate well               Not just tech - design   ...
Let someone else do the tile   making/serving for us          Global CDN, actively developing          Customize tiles    ...
Possible tech stacksDATA     TILES   MIDDLEWARE   DISPLAY
And the winner is…DATA      TILES      MIDDLEWARE         DISPLAY   global CDN, flexibility, active development
TMTOWTDIhttp://blog.untogether.co.uk/post/17554554409/i-had-no-idea-how-to-make-custom-maps-so-i-learnt-by
switch2osm.org
User reaction?expectation of Google maps?No significant feedback, positive or negative
The future?DATA         TILES          DISPLAY        Make your own        easier and easier             Others?
Thanks!          OSM community          FOSS geo devs          MapQuest          Cloudmade
Learn morehttp://www.nestoria.com@nestoria@freyfogleWe’re hiring: http://www.lokku.com/jobs/
How Nestoria switched to OpenStreetMap maps
How Nestoria switched to OpenStreetMap maps
How Nestoria switched to OpenStreetMap maps
How Nestoria switched to OpenStreetMap maps
How Nestoria switched to OpenStreetMap maps
How Nestoria switched to OpenStreetMap maps
How Nestoria switched to OpenStreetMap maps
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How Nestoria switched to OpenStreetMap maps

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A brief overview of some of the technical options evaluated in our switch to OpenStreetMap maps. Presented on 16th of February, 2012 at London Geomob event: http://geomobldn.org

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How Nestoria switched to OpenStreetMap maps

  1. 1. How Nestoria switched to OSM Ed Freyfogle #geomob - 16 Feb 2012
  2. 2. Who am I?• Co-founder of Nestoria• Property search engine – find a place to buy or rent – 2-3M users / month – 8 countries – founded 2006 – 13 employees
  3. 3. We are the 0.35%
  4. 4. We’ve always loved OSM
  5. 5. How to switch?• All OSM or mix of providers?• Render and serve our own tiles?• How to display?• Mobile?
  6. 6. Build our own?
  7. 7. One massive negative A complex machine to operate well Not just tech - design and ops
  8. 8. Let someone else do the tile making/serving for us Global CDN, actively developing Customize tiles Only for minimal hobby use
  9. 9. Possible tech stacksDATA TILES MIDDLEWARE DISPLAY
  10. 10. And the winner is…DATA TILES MIDDLEWARE DISPLAY global CDN, flexibility, active development
  11. 11. TMTOWTDIhttp://blog.untogether.co.uk/post/17554554409/i-had-no-idea-how-to-make-custom-maps-so-i-learnt-by
  12. 12. switch2osm.org
  13. 13. User reaction?expectation of Google maps?No significant feedback, positive or negative
  14. 14. The future?DATA TILES DISPLAY Make your own easier and easier Others?
  15. 15. Thanks! OSM community FOSS geo devs MapQuest Cloudmade
  16. 16. Learn morehttp://www.nestoria.com@nestoria@freyfogleWe’re hiring: http://www.lokku.com/jobs/

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