[OSM-dev] Tiles provider
yvecai at gmail.com
Wed Mar 26 21:35:06 UTC 2014
Just to warn you: are you sure you need all those tiles?
Did you calculate the number of tiles up to z17 ? How will you manage
all those tiles? This is not easy at all to handle this amount of files
in a z/x/y.png directory structure.
On 03/26/2014 10:26 PM, Vince Berubey wrote:
> Thank you for the response. I do have a offline tiles server on
> windows, I was just wondering if there was an easier way to download
> all the tiles of a big area for someone who does not want to install a
> tiles server.
> I didn't find any tiles provider in the list that allow you to
> download all the tiles from a large area. Everything seems to be online.
> Thank you,
> > Date: Wed, 26 Mar 2014 16:58:01 +0400
> > From: zverik at textual.ru
> > To: dev at openstreetmap.org
> > CC: screams_3 at hotmail.com
> > Subject: Re: Tiles provider
> > Vince Berubey:
> > > Hi,To download the tiles from level 0 to 17 from a US state, is the
> > > only option to have an offline tiles server? Is there a company
> > > allowing you to do bulk downloading of tiles?
> > The best option in my opinion is installing postgresql and mapnik on a
> > local machine, and then generating tiles locally. That's what I have
> > done last weekend instead of downloading tiles for zooms 14-15, and it
> > turned out to be much easier that it looks. I've documented steps
> > here:
> > http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/User:Zverik/Tile_Server_on_Fedora_20
> > (Someday that page will have something on setting up a tile server,
> > but for now I stopped at generating static tiles)
> > All you need is a linux machine and an extract of OSM data for your
> > state. Try here: http://download.geofabrik.de/north-america.html --- you
> > need an [.osm.pbf] file.
> > IZ
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> dev at openstreetmap.org
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