[postgis-users] Postgres as cache and renderer for vector tile server
bpanulla at gmail.com
Mon Mar 21 17:08:38 PDT 2016
I use TileStache for my tile layers (http://tilestache.org/doc/), all data
stored in PostGIS. While my tiles are raster images rendered with Mapnik,
TileStache also now has Vector support, which might meet your needs: (
TileStache is very simple and lightweight and needs very little in the way
of infrastructure outside of Python, a few package requirements, and a
WSGI-compatible Web server.
On Mon, Mar 21, 2016 at 8:59 AM, Peter Devoy <peter at 3xe.co.uk> wrote:
> Hi all,
> Has anyone here tried using Postgres as the caching layer in a vector tile
> I need to set up a tile server and what I am thinking is have PostGIS cut
> geometries into GeoJSON vector tiles as requests come in and cache the
> JSON for
> said requests in some other Postgres table(s) using a JSON/JSONB column.
> just have a cron job or something set up to prune the cache table so that
> least frequently accessed tiles get removed.
> I know there are existing vector tile server solutions but I would like to
> serving tiles in British National Grid rather than web mercator so they
> all need some hacking. I also have reservations about their architecture
> I would rather not complicate my stack if Postgres can handle it.
> Is it a dumb endeavour?
> Kind regards
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