[OSM-dev] Multiple instances of Renderd?

Stephan Plepelits skunk at xover.htu.tuwien.ac.at
Wed Mar 30 11:22:45 BST 2011

On Wed, Mar 30, 2011 at 10:28:20AM +0100, Jason Lee wrote:
> I have an OSM server up and running with map tiles dynamically generated
> using Mod_tile/renderd. I am thinking of generating maps in alternative
> cartographic map styles and I know that you can specify up to 10 Mapnik
> stylesheets when running up renderd.
You can configure the maximum amount of stylesheets when you compile
mod_tile/renderd. It's no problem to use more than 10.

> I was just wondering if there is any benefit of running more than 1 instance
> of renderd each using their own renderd.conf file and perhaps generating
> maps in their own style? Hope this query makes sense and maybe that setup is
> not possible at all - any help/suggestion much appreciated.
I'm not sure if mod_tile supports several instances of renderd at the same

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