[OSM-dev] what server next?

John Smith deltafoxtrot256 at gmail.com
Tue Sep 8 03:08:33 BST 2009


2009/9/8 Grant Slater <openstreetmap at firefishy.com>:
> Politely, hell no.
>
> Compare total hardware usage and cost of operating and coordinating
> tiles at home* layer versus mapnik layer. Mapnik layer still operates
> from 1 server!
>
> * t at h got us here, but mapnik can carry up further. It would be
> excellent to see the performance APIs which grew from t at h growing more
> useful, maybe towards a feature set like xapi?

I think you misunderstood me, I'm not talking about t at h, I'm talking
about the ability to have multiple tile servers/web front ends in
multiple data centres so people can actually use OSM maps to embed
them in websites etc and not worry about 2 day outages.




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