Techniques for distributed high-speed map tile generation using Mapnik & Node.js

Session Type: 
Tech Session
Simon Tokumine, Vizzuality
Javier De La Torre

Map tile generation can be monolithic, hard to scale and optimise. We present a decoupled open source approach that levers asynchronous highspeed V8 server side javascript with the Mapnik mapping toolkit to generate interactive and queriable data layers for your mapping application.

Speaker Bio: 

Simon is a technical lead at Vizzuality where he is busy working on various geospatial projects. He has a particular interest in developing simple, scalable solutions to common mapping problems.

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