[OSM-dev] Alternative tile webserver needed?

Christopher Schmidt crschmidt at metacarta.com
Fri Apr 27 19:00:43 BST 2007

On Fri, Apr 27, 2007 at 06:55:54PM +0100, Robert (Jamie) Munro wrote:
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> Stefan de Konink wrote:
> > Maybe a *stupid* idea, but why don't we split the tile servers on one
> > layer to different servers. So a London based server serves the UK,
> > something in Europe does Europe, etc. That way the load and filesize is
> > reduced and balanced.
> Is there any possibility in openlayers of getting different tiles from
> different servers in the same layer? 

Yes. This is in OpenLayers as of 2.3 --
http://openlayers.org/dev/examples/multiserver.html is a demo. 

Christopher Schmidt

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