[mapserver-dev] Vehicle tracking
giloosh99 at gmail.com
Mon Oct 6 13:56:34 EDT 2008
Any reason why I can't use MYSQL over PostGIS as a database?
On Mon, Oct 6, 2008 at 1:53 PM, Brent Fraser <bfraser at geoanalytic.com>wrote:
> Gil Matityahu wrote:
>> Thanks for your reply. Would I use all PostGIS, pgRouting, Mapserver, and
>> OpenLayers combined? Are there tutorials on getting started?
> Yes, use all of them:
> PostGIS (plus postgresql) for data storage
> pgRouting for routing ("directions")
> MapServer for extracting data from PostGIS and creating nice map
> OpenLayers for client-side GUI for pan/zoom, layers on/off, etc
> and you'll need to code/script a program to load your realtime vehicle
> positions into PostGIS. I don't know of an open source application to do
> this (but you could have a look at http://www.opendmtp.org)
> And there are alternatives to all of the above (e.g
> I don't know of any tutorials (check the home pages of the above s/w?), but
> I'm sure a good Google search would supply lots of information.
>> On Mon, Oct 6, 2008 at 1:12 PM, Brent Fraser <bfraser at geoanalytic.com>
>> PostGIS, pgRouting, Mapserver, and OpenLayers seems to be a common
>> configuration for server-side processing and client-side web-based
>> Gil Matityahu wrote:
>> I am trying to develop a web based map application for real time
>> vehicle tracking and directions calculation. Can someone please
>> guide me on getting started in completing such a task.
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