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GeoServer and JBoss 5.x

When deploying geoserver.war an a new installation of JBoss AS 5.x, most probably you will get an error caused by a conflict on the Xerces configuration classes.java.lang.ClassCastException: org.apache.xerces.parsers.XML11Configuration cannot be cast to org.apache.xerces.xni.parser.XMLParserConfigurationThe error basically depends by the ClassLoader error which tries to instantiate the GeoServer XML parsing libraries by using the JBoss xerces interfaces instead.A possible quick solution to avoid the conflict and allowing GeoServer working fine on JBoss is to isolate the WAR classloading by performing the following steps:1> Isolate the WAR; you have two ways to do that: Editing the file \jboss-5.1.0.GA\server\default\deployers\jbossweb.deployer\META-INF\war-deployers-jboss-beans.xml and commenting the WarClassLoaderDeployer bean...

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GeoServer presentation @ Italian GFOSS day 2008

During last year's italian GFOSS day (see here) I gave a presentation on GeoServer, specifically "GeoServer, interoperabilita' à la carte". I have found it laying around on my hard drive therefore I am posting it here, in case someone can't sleep because he is not able to find it. Notice, it is in Italian!GeoServer presentation @ Italian GFOSS day 2008View more documents from GeoSolutions.

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Job offer @ GeoSolutions

We are looking for talentedsoftware engineers to fill a couple of positions.Qualifications as follows:- good knowledge of Java both JEE and JSE- good knowledge of c++- knowledge of most important OGC specifications and concepts (WMS,WFS, WCS, coverage, etc...)- working knowledge on at least 2 of the following projects: Geotools,GeoServer, Gdal, OpenLayers- at least 2 years of experience in the above languages and projects- being fluent in English, both written and spokenWe offer a variety of contracts, working remotely is the preferred option.Please send a detailed resume together with a letter of presentationat jobs at geo-solutions.it

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FOSS4G 2009 Abstract selected

I have just received notice that one of the abstracts I submitted to FOSS4G 2009 has been voted enough to make into a presentation. The title is "GeoServer, GeoTools and GeoBatch: supporting operational Meteorology and Oceanography" and you can find more info here.So, yeah , see you in Sydney!

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Hibernating GeoServer: seeking for scalability and robustness

I thought it would have been worth spending a few minutes to let people know about this development that we are bringing forward at GeoSolutions.Being not only GeoServer developers but also GeoServer hungry users, we have been a bit unpleased in the past by the scalability problems that it was showing by the fact that:GeoServer was keeping all its configuration into memoryGeoServer was making use XML files to handle its internal configurationNow a lot of work has been lately for the upcoming 2.0 version of GeoServer, however, while 2 has been made less evident by GSIP 36 1 has not...

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