[GRASS5] Re: [GRASSLIST:806] Re: Live Earthquake Map: GRASS/PHP

Stephan Holl holl at gdf-hannover.de
Wed Apr 26 00:16:27 EDT 2006

Hello Hamish, 

On Wed, 26 Apr 2006 17:00:49 +1200 Hamish <hamish_nospam at yahoo.com>

> > > just some fun:
> > >
> > >  http://grass.itc.it/spearfish/php_grass_earthquakes.php
> > >  Recent Earthquakes: map generated by GRASS on the fly with PHP
> ..
> > I only suggest to generate maps from crontab every 5 min or so and
> > not on-fly. It would make it work faster and lower load on server.
> > (Imagine posting link on /. ;)
> I would ask the same for the GRASS User map on the main grass
> homepage. Currently it always takes a while to load. Maybe use a cron
> job to automate the thumbnail to copy/generate itself to a local file
> on the webserver once a week?

This is partly done currently. The images are locally processed and
stored on the mapserv-server, where grass.itc.it fetches them. So maybe
copying it the the websites could speed things up...
I will think about an automated exchange (via cron, scp?) between the
two servers.


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