Our GeoServer Team
Gabriel has worked on geospatial software since 1997, working on route finding, vehicle tracking, web mapping with ESRI and open source software, desktop editing with uDig, and more.
Samuel has worn multiple hats during his 12-year affair with spatial technologies: user, print cartographer, web-mapper, integrator, scripter/programmer, trainer, analyst, manager.
David Winslow is Technical Lead of the GeoNode team. As a committer on GeoTools, GeoServer, and GeoExt, as well as a contributor to OpenLayers, his expertise covers the entire OpenGeo Stack.
GeoServer is a software server written in Java that allows users to share and edit geospatial data. Designed for interoperability, it publishes data from any major spatial data source using open standards.
- Implements OGC services including Web Map Service (WMS 1.1.1 and 1.3.0), Web Feature Service (WFS 1.0.0 and 1.1.0), WFS-Transactional (WFS-T 1.0.0), and Web Coverage Service (WCS 1.0.0 and 1.1.1)
- Java J2EE application, works with Jetty, Tomcat, WebLogic, WebSphere, JBoss
- Support for many back-end data formats (ArcSDE, Oracle Spatial, DB2, SQL Server, shapefile, GeoTIFF, MrSID, JPEG2000)
- Multiple output formats (GML, shapefile, KML, GeoJSON, PNG, JPEG, TIFF, SVG, PDF, GeoRSS) plus Google Earth integration
- Fully-featured and intuitive web administration interface with REST API for programmatic control
- Full map styling support with Styled Layer Descriptor (SLD), including text-based and graphical editor
- User- and role-based security subsystem based on Spring Security
GeoServer is widely supported as a spatial server for a variety of client and server software, including: