[Talk-GB] Efficient processing of map data for rendering (BOINC).
shaun at shaunmcdonald.me.uk
Wed Jan 21 23:02:14 GMT 2009
This is basically what Tiles at Home tries to do. It is much better to
use more frequent updates with mapnik, which requires a lot of
bandwidth and processing power.
On 21 Jan 2009, at 22:38, Chris Andrew wrote:
> Hi, everybody.
> I notice that people often mention the delay in map edits being
> applied and made _live_.
> With the OSM community growing by the day, this problem can only get
> bigger. Does anyone know whether anyone has consider using a
> distributed client  such as BOINC  to do the _number crunching_?
> For those not familiar, it means that anyone's computer can use spare
> processing power to do calculations, without disturbing the normal
> work of the computer.
>  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grid_computing
>  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boinc
> Just an idea.
> Reasons why you may want to try GNU/Linux:
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