[Osmf-talk] Two day of down server is not possible !!!!

Richard Weait richard at weait.com
Sat Aug 22 17:25:38 UTC 2009


On Sat, Aug 22, 2009 at 1:16 PM, Roberto Navoni<r.navoni at radionav.it> wrote:
> If osm Will became a standard Service alternative to gmap or other
> Service is important the redudancy of systems is not a problem of
> customers fee . Now the customers is 125000 osm is AN a big community
> need a backup server distribuited around the world

Dear Roberto,

That is one vision for the future of OpenStreetMap.  Do you know,
Roberto, that you could be  running your own OSM server, with regular
updates from the main server, and could be offering your own tiles and
services to your clients right now?  You have these capabilities
because of the freedoms granted you by the OpenStreetMap project.

Several OSM contributors have already done exactly this.  They have
their own servers and offer tiles and other services with service
level agreements for people and companies who want that level of
service. You can be a client of theirs and use their services.  You
can even offer similar services and compete with them.

Of course with OpenStreetMap you can also improve the data in ways
that are important to you.

Best regards,
Richard




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