[OSM-talk] XAPI and using a home server
Andy Robinson (blackadder-lists)
ajrlists at gmail.com
Wed Feb 23 09:26:05 GMT 2011
Graham Jones [mailto:grahamjones139 at gmail.com] wrote:
>Sent: 22 February 2011 9:01 PM
>To: Roland Olbricht
>Cc: talk at openstreetmap.org
>Subject: Re: [OSM-talk] XAPI and using a home server
>Thanks for this - I had never heard of OSM3S. I'll have a look at it.
>It sounds as though the database handling is part of the OSM3S code, rather
>than using an external database engine?
>If the hardware requirements are as modest as you say I can imagine using
>this as a replacement for calling xapi to download town sized areas of OSM
>data for rendering.
Exactly my thought. Most interesting, will have to give it a try. Thanks for
>On 22 February 2011 20:27, Roland Olbricht <roland.olbricht at gmx.de> wrote:
> > Well, there could perhaps be another solution, like running your
> > XAPI server - the minutely diffs are usually less than 100Kb, so
> > required bandwidth to download from planet.openstreetmap.org
> > less than 2 Kb/second in average.
> > But the question is - how large would be the planet database on
> > (how large would it get once you import the planet dump)
> Triggered by your request, I've made a deployable version of OSM3S.
> only modest hardware requirements (1 GB RAM and 40 GB hard disk
>space for the
> entire world). See
> It has a different syntax than XAPI and partly different
> you work with map data and don't need metadata about users, you
>likely can use
> talk mailing list
> talk at openstreetmap.org
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