State Of GeoServer

Jody Garnett (OpenGeo) with Andrea Aime (GeoSolutions s.a.s.)

11:30 on Friday 20th September (in Session 29, starting at 11:30 a.m., Banqueting Suite)

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Description: Get a summary of new features added to GeoServer in the last year in the 2.3 and 2.4 releases, and a glimpse of what we have planned for year 2014, straight from the core developers.

GeoServer continues to grow with an active community and expanding user base. This presentation takes the pulse of the project with a status report of how GeoServer is doing and what to expect in the coming future. The presentation will start with a “year in review” overviewing some of the new and noteworthy of the past year. This past year saw the coming of GeoServer 2.3, and we are going to release 2.4 around FOSS4G, both piled up a number of exciting new features along with it. Better virtual services, WCS 2.0, NetCDF support, multiple coverages per coverage store, CSW advertising GeoServer own layers with ISO recods, integration of scripting languages, improvements in time/elevation support, layer groups management, a fully rewritten KML subsystem are just a few of the highlights of 2.3 and 2.4. Attend this presentation to get the entire report of what happened in the past year. The GeoServer developer community continues to remain active with a number of exciting features in the pipeline. The remainder of the presentation will focus on the future with a report of the new developments currently being worked on and what new features and improvements users can expect in 2014. Whether you are an expert user, a developer, or simply someone who wants to know what GeoServer is and what it can do for you, this talk is for you.