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The State of GeoServer
Justin Deoliveira, in affiliation with OpenGeo
Andrea Aime, tech lead, GeoSolutions
2011 marks the 10 year anniversary of the GeoServer project with 2010 - 2011 being the most successful year yet. GeoServer continues to grow with an active community and expanding user base. This presentation takes the pulse of the project with a status report of how GeoServer is doing and what to expect in the coming future.
The presentation will start with a "year in review" overviewing some of the new and noteworthy of the past year. This year saw the coming of GeoServer 2.1, a major milestone for the project that brought some exciting new features along with it. Cascading WMS, Virtual Services, SQL Layers/Views, Unit of Measure support for SLD, WMS 1.3, and WPS are just a few of the highlights of 2.1. Attend this presentation to get the entire report of what happened this past year.
The GeoServer developer community continues to remain active with a number of exciting features in the pipeline. The remainder of the presentation will focus on the future with a report of the new developments currently being worked on and what new features and improvements users can expect in 2012.
Whether you are an expert user, a developer, or simply someone who wants to know what GeoServer is and what it can do for you, this talk is for you.
Andrea Aime and Justin Deoliveira both sit on the GeoServer project steering committee and are active contributors to the GeoServer and GeoTools projects. Andrea is currently a senior software engineer with GeoSolutions S.A.S. Justin a technical lead at OpenGeo.