Open Source & GIS - 2010

Moderated by: Rich Pinder
Location: D138
Tags: geospatial, gis

Google up ‘Open source GIS’, and you’ll find, and then you’ll see about 200 different entries of tools, projects and platforms listed there. A pretty impressive show of activity !

Lets discuss some of the major ones (PostGreSQL, QGIS, MapServer…) Bring along examples of things you’ve done using Open Source tools. Use the link below to send any specifics YOU’d like to see or present – and we’ll include them.

Rich Pinder
(I’m a long time tech guy from the USC School of Medicine, am enrolled in a graduate GIS program where I’m entrenched in the ‘ESRI’ world of software, and trying to translate and discover effective and alternate solutions in the world of Open Source)

  • Intel
  • Microsoft
  • Google
  • Facebook
  • Rackspace Hosting
  • (mt) Media Temple, Inc.
  • ActiveState
  • CommonPlaces
  • DB Relay
  • FireHost
  • GoDaddy
  • HP
  • HTSQL by Prometheus Research
  • Impetus Technologies Inc.
  • Infobright, Inc
  • JasperSoft
  • Kaltura
  • Marvell
  • Mashery
  • NorthScale, Inc.
  • Open Invention Network
  • OpSource
  • Oracle
  • Parallels
  • PayPal
  • Percona
  • Qualcomm Innovation Center, Inc.
  • Rhomobile
  • Schooner Information Technology
  • Silicon Mechanics
  • SourceGear
  • Symbian
  • VoltDB
  • WSO2
  • Linux Pro Magazine

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