[OSGeo-Discuss] SAP & Maps
mmiranda at xoomcode.com
Mon Feb 15 07:27:21 PST 2010
Well, that's a solution but I was looking for, it's a kind of webservice
based solution because these both servers (SAP and Mappping) are
completely separate, even they are in different countries. I know I can
copy the file using scp or rsync but a web service would be really
On Mon, 2010-02-15 at 11:02 +0100, miblon wrote:
> For a customer of ours, we created this construction:
> The customer uses SAP with an integrated Bentley viewer. They also want
> to share their data through opengis services. This is our toolchain:
> - SAP generates a csv and the customers GIS environment (Bentley based)
> generates a shapefile.
> - These files are written daily to a shared directory on a centos server
> running geoserver and postgresql/postgis
> - a cron job uses ogr to parse the shapefile and the csv into postgis
> and do a variety of checks
> - the same cronjob then does some sql magic to parse the previously
> generated tables into tables that are used by geoserver
> - geoserver exposes the result table(s) as wfs and wms
> I don't know how SAP generates the csv, but I assume this is some Abap
> logic. Anyway, it is a construction that works and we retrieve the right
> Open GIS tools used:
> - GDAL/OGR
> - Postgis
> - Geoserver
> Kind regards,
> Milo van der Linden
> Mauricio Miranda wrote:
> > Hi guys,
> > Does anyone have experience getting data from SAP for mapping porpoise?
> > I need to generate a layer with all the company customers and to show
> > them in a map.
> > Does anybody know about a middleware, tool, something that could help me
> > with this?
> > Thanks in advance.
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