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Mastering GeoServer

By : Colin Henderson
Book Image

Mastering GeoServer

By: Colin Henderson

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (19 chapters)
Mastering GeoServer
Credits
About the Author
About the Reviewers
www.PacktPub.com
Preface
Index

Chapter 1. Installing GeoServer for Production

So, you decided to use GeoServer to deliver your business' critical spatial information across the enterprise and out on the web? This is a wise choice that many other like-minded GeoServer users will agree with.

Now, it's time for us to roll up our sleeves and get into the nitty-gritty of getting GeoServer up and running so that we can unlock the potential of our spatial information.

By the end of this chapter, we will have a better understanding of the following topics:

  • Choosing the right version of Java to run GeoServer

  • Installing and configuring Java for Linux and Windows

  • Installing and configuring Apache Tomcat for the Linux and Windows platforms

  • Configuring the Java VM's memory for GeoServer

  • Deploying GeoServer into the Apache Tomcat servlet container

  • Understanding the concepts of scalability and high availability and how to configure GeoServer for both