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Dynamic vector tiles straight from the database

April 01, 2020 1 min read

Dynamic vector tiles straight from the database

 A podcast for the geospatial community

Serving dynamic vector tiles might not be as difficult as you think. Paul Ramsey from Crunchy Data starts off by walking us through the early days of PostGIS, explaining what a vector tile is and the advantages over image tiles before explaining how you can easily and safely serve your own data as vector tiles straight from a PostgreSQL database.

further reading 

Spatial Tile Serving with PostgreSQL Functions

Tile Serving with Dynamic Geometry

 

This episode is sponsored by GraphHopper 

GraphHopper provides web services to add for route planning, navigation and route optimization to your application in the food delivery industry or for traveling salesmen. 

 

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