[OSGeo-Discuss] Raster data on RDBMS

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Wed Oct 29 07:43:59 PDT 2008

Sylvan Ascent Inc. wrote:
> Mike and Ivan,
> I'd like to see them also compared to a caching solution, like GeoWebCache,
> or TileCache. These effectively create a file-based "database" of little
> bitty tiles at certain resolutions, kind of like a tile pyrimid that is
> created gradually over time as the image data is accessed.
> One would think the file-based cache system would be faster than a similar
> database solution, with the database solution giving no real benefits that I
> can see.


While it might be educational to compare to a tilecache solution it is really
comparing apples and oranges.

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