[mapserver-users] Dynamically update layers without service interruption

Dan Little danlittle at yahoo.com
Thu Dec 10 11:17:53 EST 2009

Yes, it's a matter of how you do your data management.

Generally, if you're using MapServer in CGI mode you can update the data, or the mapfile, and the next time a request comes in, it will see the updated version of your image.

----- Original Message ----
> From: Björn Harrtell <bjorn.harrtell at gmail.com>
> To: mapserver-users at lists.osgeo.org
> Sent: Mon, December 7, 2009 3:11:36 PM
> Subject: [mapserver-users] Dynamically update layers without service interruption
> Is it possible to dynamically add and/or update layer definitions that
> also might involve updates to the underlying data without *any*
> service interruption? I'm primarily interested in this use case when
> using raster layers.
> I have indications that service interruptions can happen but cannot
> verify yet. I found
> http://www.mapserver.org/development/rfc/ms-rfc-44.html#rfc44
> describing the feature of dynamic updates (I assume?) but no mention
> about if service interruption can be expected and/or how to avoid it.
> Regards,
> Björn Harrtell
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