[OSGeo-Discuss] QGIS rendering map to tiles

Peter webwiz at pl.net
Tue Mar 8 16:48:11 PST 2011

Qgis exports to mapserver natively as well.

Our problem is the servers we are using are hardware challenged vps's. Hence the plan is to avoid the wms route for now and host the tiles on S3 which can deliver lots of tiles simultaneously.

Appreciate pointers to the easiest way to do this.



Peter wrote:
> I have spent weeks googling into this and im not much further off.
> If i want to render my qgis maps into a big geotiff or a tile pyramid,
> it seems theres lots of ways to do it none of them easy.
> -Quantamnik, mapnik
> -convert the styles to that wich something else understands, mapserver,
> cumberland etc.
> -pygis renderers
> It seems to me that Qgis has all the necessary components to do this in
> one button press. Is it there but im not seeing it? Or are there other
> ways of making TMS tilesets?
> Peter
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