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News from OSGIS 2010

Dear All,I just wanted to write a few lines about the OSGIS 2010 event that took place last week in Nottingham, UK.As you can see from the agenda the FOSS4G tribe was represented almost entirely; people from all over the world were attending and/or presenting.As of the first day's workshops, it is a shame I have not been able to attend many of them, but just the Ordnance Survey OpenSpace event, which has been very interesting.As far as the second day's presentations are concerned, I had the opportunity to check of them. I have to say that I have much...

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GeoSolutions presentation @ OSGIS 2010

GeoSolutions will be present at OSGIS 2010, the Open Source GIS UK (OSGIS) Conference, which will be held on 21-22 June at the Centre for Geospatial Science University of Nottingham.Ing. Simone Giannecchini, GeoSolutions' founder as well as GeoServer PSC and GeoTools PMC member, will give a presentation titled "Using GeoServer for interoperable management and dissemination of geospatial data", which will provide a quick introduction on the GeoServer geospatial framework.If you are attending the conference and are interested in knowing more about GeoServer or GeoSolutions services, Ing. Giannecchini will be glad to provide you with all the information you need.

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[FIX] GeoTools and GeoServer ( < 2.1.4) not able to load raster plugins with latest Tomcat

The ProblemLately some GeoTools and GeoServer ( < 2.1.4) users reported issues related to GeoTools raster plugins not being properly loaded in Tomcat 6.0.24 and above.Typical scenario is as follows: Geoserver deployed in Tomcat 6.0.26 along with the GDAL ImageIO-Ext extensions. The available GDAL formats properly appear in the Store user interface but, when trying to configure a new coverage, an error is reported and the logs shows the following messageCaused by: java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Incorrect input type! at javax.imageio.ImageReader.setInput(ImageReader.java:290) at it.geosolutions.imageio.gdalframework.GDALImageReader.setInput(GDALImageReader.java:838)The causeBehind the scenes this is what is happening:In latest Tomcat releases a huge amount of work has been put in...

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BigTiff support in GeoTools/GeoServer (Alpha testers needed)

Dear all, at GeoSolutions we have recently worked on support for the BigTiff format, which basically consists of an extension of the Tiff format to support raster larger than 4 Gigs. Work is based on an ImageIO plugin for the ImageIO-Ext project, but this will be incorporated into GeoTools and GeoServer.Long story short, we are looking for alpha testers, since the impact of the change is rather large for the tiff reader/writer, therefore we would like to have as much feedback/testing as possible prior to port this work to GeoTools/GeoServer. If you are interested in helping us with testing with...

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GeoSolutions’ New Website Launched

Dear all,at GeoSolutions we have launched our new website:  new layout, renewed graphics and design, more information about selected projects we have worked on.Enjoy,Simone.

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