[Routing] Version 0.2 of Open Source Routing Machine (OSRM) released

Lambertus osm at na1400.info
Thu Mar 24 16:15:45 GMT 2011

Congratulations with this milestone Dennis!

I'm sure to give it a go but can you give some indication on how much 
ram and disk space is needed for a server with worldwide coverage? Or 
Eurasia (i.e. everything east of the Atlantic ocean)?

On 2011-03-24 16:54, Dennis Luxen wrote:
> Hi Folks,
> version 0.2 of the Open Source Routing Machine (OSRM) has just been
> released. The major improvements since the first release are:
> * Improved overall memory consumption by at least 25%
> * Much faster I/O thanks to binary intermediate data files
> * Start and target can be on arbitrary points of any street segment
> * Support for PBF formatted and BZ2 compressed OSM files
> * Support for HTTP 1.1 gzip/deflate compression
> * Server can be bound to any IP/Port in the system
> * many, many bug fixes and many under-the-hood improvements
> You can grab the latest code from the website at  or give it a test
> drive on the web [2] hosted by our friends at Geofabrik. There is a
> wiki, forum and bug-tracker available at the project's website in case
> you have any questions and/or bugs.
> Thanks to the fine people who contributed to this release.
> Best,
> Dennis
> [1] http://project-osrm.org/
> [2] http://routingdemo.geofabrik.de/
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