[MapProxy] Nginx, TMS and missing tiles

Luca Casagrande luca.casagrande at gmail.com
Fri Feb 3 07:32:07 EST 2012

Hi Oliver,
On 03/02/2012 09:47, Oliver Tonnhofer wrote:
> Hi Luca,
> On 28.01.2012, at 16:38, Luca Casagrande wrote:
>> I'd like to use nginx to serve TMS tiles generated with MapProxy but I don't understand how handle a missing tile. The idea is: if the tile is there, serve it; if not call MapProxy to generate it.
> if you have high performance needs for TMS then you should try out Varnish in front of MapProxy. It is easier to setup, compared to Nginx with try_files and you don't have to use the TMS directory_layout for your tile cache.
> Regards,
> Oliver

Thanks for your suggestion, I'll take a look to Varnish.
If the same machine should do also a standard WMS service, it's still 
good to use this approach? I though about Nginx for TMS and Apache for 
WMS, but I am not sure about this solution.


Luca Casagrande
"I love it when a plan comes together."

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