Month: July 2017

Working with GeoServer : Creating Workspaces, Stores & Publishing Layers

GeoServer Workflow     Source of image: The process shown in the figure above has been explained in the next section. Creating workspace A workspace is a container that holds similar layers together. For instance, if one wants to create a University web map, then all the spatial data such as buildings and footpaths

Introduction to GeoServer

GeoServer is an open-source server written in Java that allows users to share, process and edit geospatial data. Designed for interoperability, it publishes data from any major spatial data source using open standards. GeoServer has evolved to become an easy method of connecting existing information to virtual globes such as Google Earth and NASA World

Introduction to PostgreSQL/PostGIS

Introduction A database is a collection of information that is organized so that it can be easily accessed, managed and updated [Wikipedia]. For instance a database can be created to house all the data of patients visiting a hospital every day. Such data may include: the name of patient, time of visit, gender, age and