Opened 7 years ago

Closed 2 years ago

#1881 closed enhancement (fixed)

Vector Tiles additions

Reported by: kalxas Owned by: live-demo@…
Priority: normal Milestone: OSGeoLive15.0
Component: OSGeoLive Keywords: vector tiles
Cc: osgeolive@…


It would be very valuable to showcase the latest improvements on the Vector Tile world, which is a big absence right now in OSGeo-Live.

Change history (20)

comment:1 by Aaime, 7 years ago

GeoServer now has a vector tiles plugin. However, it is considered "stable" only in the 2.11.x series, on the 2.10.x series it is still to be downloaded from the "community" section of nightly builds:

comment:2 by kalxas, 7 years ago

Hopefully we will jump to 2.11.x for OSGeo-Live 11.0 :)

comment:3 by darkblueb, 7 years ago

Milestone: OSGeoLive11.0OSGeoLive12.0
Priority: criticalmajor

GeoServer 2.10.4 for Live11

comment:4 by kalxas, 6 years ago

Cc: osgeolive@… added; live-demo@… removed
Priority: majorcritical

comment:5 by darkblueb, 6 years ago

12dev GeoServer GS_VERSION="2.13.1"

comment:10 by pka, 6 years ago

I would volunteer for setting up t-rex ;-)

Space requirements will be minimal (13MB + docs).

I'm currently working on a MVT benchmark which uses a Natural Earth dataset ( I will motivate and help the Geoserver, Mapserver and Tegola teams to implement this benchmark at FOSSG4G in Dar. This could also be a good OSGeoLive tutorial for all these servers!

Last edited 6 years ago by darkblueb (previous) (diff)

comment:11 by kalxas, 6 years ago


This benchmark is a great idea.

Can you please apply for t-rex addition in OSGeoLive as described here?

comment:12 by darkblueb, 6 years ago

test build in Berkeley; the new did not have a+x perms, the branch has been updated!

user@osgeolive:~/gisvm/bin$ sudo su
root@osgeolive:/usr/local/share/gisvm/bin# ./ 
Starting "" ...

Creating temporary directory /tmp/build_t-rex...

Downloading t-rex package...
--2018-08-14 23:05:23--
Resolving (
Connecting to (||:80... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK
Length: 3552436 (3.4M) [application/x-debian-package]
Saving to: ‘t-rex-v0.9.0-x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu.deb’

     0K ........ ........ ........ ........ ........ ........ 88%  467K 1s
  3072K ......                                               100%  469K=7.4s

2018-08-14 23:05:31 (467 KB/s) - ‘t-rex-v0.9.0-x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu.deb’ saved [3552436/3552436]

Installing t-rex...
Selecting previously unselected package t-rex.
(Reading database ... 235845 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to unpack t-rex-v0.9.0-x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu.deb ...
Unpacking t-rex (0.9.0) ...
Setting up t-rex (0.9.0) ...

Generating launcher...
--2018-08-14 23:05:34--
Resolving (
Connecting to (||:443... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK
Length: 849 [image/png]
Saving to: ‘/usr/share/pixmaps/t-rex.png’

/usr/share/pixmaps/t- 100%[========================>]     849  --.-KB/s    in 0s      

2018-08-14 23:05:34 (85.2 MB/s) - ‘/usr/share/pixmaps/t-rex.png’ saved [849/849]

Finished ""
Disk Usage1:,Filesystem,1K-blocks,Used,Available,Use%,Mounted_on,date
Disk Usage2:,/cow,8020,70,7950,1%,/,2018-08-14 23:05:34+00:00
Temp Usage:,1	/tmp

comment:13 by darkblueb, 6 years ago

t-rex 0.9.0 in build263

comment:14 by kalxas, 6 years ago

MapServer 7.2.0 is now in 12.0rc1

comment:15 by kalxas, 5 years ago

Milestone: OSGeoLive12.0OSGeoLive13.0

Ticket retargeted after milestone closed

comment:16 by kalxas, 5 years ago

Priority: criticalnormal

With the addition of t-rex and MVT support from PostGIS, MapServer and GeoServer I think we can now consider this less critical...

comment:17 by kalxas, 5 years ago

Milestone: OSGeoLive13.0OSGeoLive14.0

comment:18 by astrid_emde, 5 years ago

I agree

comment:19 by kalxas, 3 years ago

Milestone: OSGeoLive14.0OSGeoLive15.0

Ticket retargeted after milestone closed

comment:20 by kalxas, 2 years ago

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed
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