Mapnik www.mapnik.org • OSM uses Mapnik to render 256 X 256 pixels tiles • osm2pgsql is used to convert OSM data to postgreSQL for Mapnik rendering • Map sytles are control ed by stylesheet (XML) files. • Useful tutorial! https://github.com/ mapnik/mapnik/wiki/MapnikTutorials
Mod tile • Mod tile is a system to serve tiles, for example to use within a slippy map. • The implement of Mod file is split into two ports • mod_tile is a custom Apache module which is responsible for serving tiles and requests the rendering of tiles • renderd - A rendering daemon which cal s mapnik and writes the map tiles to the filesystem
tile@home • Tiles@home (short: T@H or tah) is a distributed program to render Osmarender maps. • T@H has a server software, Tahngo (generation 2), running at the Tiles@home website, which get requests to render tiles from updated mapdata.