Setting up GeoServer on Ubuntu

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A lot has happened since my last post. The stress of launching a product is nerve wracking to put it mildly. Working 80 hour weeks became the norm - between finding partners, marketing and working on the product on top of my actual job, 7 days in a week didn't seem enough.
But that's a post for another time - today's post is a short tutorial on setting up a GIS server for webmapping.

Webmaps as a service like Mapbox and ArcGIS Online offer an easy way for companies to delve into GIS with minimal investment. However there may be privacy concerns, high cost/low speed with large datasets and limitations beyond simple displays that make these services inappropriate.

If these resonate with you, you will likely need your own GIS server. In the open source world, the two major GIS servers are ...

Published Nov. 21, 2016, 8:12 p.m.

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