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The tale of a vector tile benchmark

At the beginning there was a chat with @ortelius outside the Namenlos bar at FOSS4G in Bonn. Jef insisted in doing a benchmark of MVT server implementations at the next FOSS4G. With my experience from the FOSS4G WMS benchmarks, where I supported Marco Hugentobler in the QGIS team, I knew how much time such an exercise takes and was rather sceptical.

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FOSS4G 2018 Dar es Salaam

This year’s FOSS4G edition took place in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. As every year, Sourcepole was supporting this major event as a sponsor. We would like to thank for all the interesting discussions and feedback to our presentations!

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Serving Non-mercator data in a Web Mercator grid

The Web Mercator grid as used by OSM, Google, etc. is the de-facto standard for serving web maps. But not many people maintain data in a Web Mercator reference system. People usually use either a locally optimized SRS or store their data in WGS84.

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Slides FOSS4G 2017

Reporting back from FOSS4G 2017 in Boston, which started with the usual QGIS plugin programming workshop, this time at the Harvard University campus.

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