[mapserver-users] Interesting Implementation of Mapserver
drew at Zhrodague.net
Wed Aug 14 11:47:49 EDT 2002
> > P.S. I am curious as to what "killed" the Mapserver. Was it an
> > setup/optimisation problem or what? Our dev box started thrashing
> > disk when someone placed a 300 Mb un-indexed shapefile into a map
> > they were putting together (it doesn't matter how much CPU you have
> > if it's going to take several seconds to read your shapefile from disk).
> This is not totally true, you should add a shapetree index to the
> file and see what happens to performance, because then you will not
> be reading data that is not needed for display purposes!!!!
Is that a tileindex?
Part of the problem, is that we've got hundreds of thousands of
scanned wireless access-points in a shapefile, the world-maps seem to load
really quickly, via tileindex.
Is a shapetree different than a tileindex? Can you provide an
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