Automatic ImagePyramid import for GeoServer
Lately a new interesting feature has been added to the GeoServer, the possibility to automagically (yeah, it’s not a typo) import raster pyramids created with gdal_retile and serve them as WMS/WCS layers.
Andrea Aime has created a nice tutorial (see here), that should guide you through the basic steps for building a raster pyramid and then ingesting it into GeoServer.
It is worth to point out that, to try this work out, you need to:
- Use a GeoServer nightly build
- Install the ImagePyramid extension
- Install fwtools or build GDAL on your platform of choice.