OSGeo Events, FOSS4G 2008

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GeoServer: Past, Present and Future

Justin Deoliveira, Andrea Aime

Building: Cape Town International Convention Centre
Room: Marakele Room (Room 2.6b)
Date: 2008-10-01 01:30 PM – 03:00 PM
Last modified: 2008-09-09


2008 has proven to be another interesting year for the GeoServer project. GeoServer has continued to evolve in terms of exciting new features, stability, and performance.

This presentation will provide an introduction to what GeoServer is and what it does. In addition to an evolution of GeoServer over the last decade.

The talk will also give a comprehensive overview of the various features offered by GeoServer. The wide variety of output format support, customization with templates, access control and security, improved performance, a REST api, and much more.

In finale will be a glimpse into where GeoServer is going over the next year and what exciting new features are on the horizon. Including a look at a new user interface design, the WFS versioning protocol, a new configuration system, Web Processing Service support, and more.

This presentation is intended for anyone curious about GeoServer. Whether you don't know what GeoServer is, or consider yourself an expert user, it will have something of interest for you.