We are starting the build cycle for version 7.9 of the OSGeo-Live DVD/USB/VM which will be released in March 2013, ready for several special events, including the OSGeo Code Sprint in Vienna, Spanish FOSS4G, French FOSS4G, FOSSGIS Germany, among others.
Our aim for this release is to focus on .deb packaging, which will make projects simple to install on all debian and ubuntu based distributions.
At the upcoming Envirohack event, I'll be compressing weeks worth of LISAsoft's Open Source Geospatial training material into a 10 minute lightning overview on how to publish geographic maps. I confess that I'll need to skimp on a few details, but it will give attendees direction on where to start, and where to look for more information.
You may remember the contentious proposal for the GeoServices REST API to become an OGC standard? After strong community concerns, largely focused on duplication of existing standards, the motion to approve the proposed standard was withdrawn.
The OSGeo-Live geospatial software collection version 7.0 has been released, featuring more than sixty open source, standards compliant geospatial desktop applications, web applications and frameworks. A complete installation kit and high-quality sample data in multiple industry standard formats are included.
The Australian Government is developing a national cloud computing strategy. The government believes cloud computing is substantively cheaper in many cases and intends to promote it’s use in government and the wider community.
LISAsoft have migrated many of its core business software to cloud services and have experienced the savings and other benefits that are expected. This article is intended to help other organisations make similar transitions.
I greatly enjoy running the LISAsoft Professional GeoServer training series. If you follow @LISAsoftPtyLtd on twitter (and you should) there was an update to the Professional GeoServer training schedule.