[OSM-dev] [OSM-talk] donating read-only api-mirrors
80n80n at gmail.com
Fri Feb 6 11:26:55 GMT 2009
On Fri, Feb 6, 2009 at 11:18 AM, <marcus.wolschon at googlemail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, 6 Feb 2009 10:23:22 +0100, "Jonas Krückel (John07)"
> <osm at jonas-krueckel.de> wrote:
> > Am 06.02.2009 um 08:28 schrieb <marcus.wolschon at googlemail.com>:
> >> Hello,
> >> what about packaging everything one needs to set up a
> >> read-only api-server that applies the minutely diffs
> >> and re-importes the planet lets say once a month?
> >> Many do not need data that is accurate up to an hour
> >> but as there are no other servers they have to query
> >> the main-api-server anyway.
> >> Packaged up for an averare unix-guy to install
> >> in an apache-vhost, maybe with a central round-robin-dns
> >> over all such api-mirrors we can take a lot of load
> >> from the main server.
> > I think you know about ROMA and TRAPI. But i think you are speaking
> > about a exact readonly-copy of the api.
> No, I was indeed speaking about data that is a few minutes (/hours/days)
> old. I was not aware of ROMA and it seems to be exactly what I
> was aiming for.
> There is no need to get test-data for development, map-downloads by
> or for navigation-systems and anything that does not require editing
> of the most recent state to cause load on a central api-server.
There's also XAPI: http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Xapi
> Thank you.
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