GEOG Infrastructure - Setting Up the Mapping Server

GEOG Infrastructure - Setting Up the Mapping Server

In July of 2008 the Community Mapping Resource Centre purchased a new Dell300 web server to be a home for mapping.uvic.ca and the Learning & Teaching Centre (LTC) Curriculum Development Grant Project content and tools.



The server is running Ubuntu Hardy Heron Server Edition, an open-source operating system. Two of the core tools for new mapping initiatives are the Drupal content management system and the MapServer.



Here is a diagram of the software installed on the new Mapping Server: