Advanced GeoServer 15.-17.5.2017

Learn how to optimize GeoServer

Time: 15-17.5.2017 (3 days) 9:00-16:00

Place: Nortrain training facilities Pasila, Helsinki, Finland (Opastinsilta 12 F, 00520 Helsinki)

Trainer: Andrea Aime (@geowolf), GeoSolutions Ltd.

Leverage your handling and dissemination of geospatial data on GeoServer with world leading expert. The course is meant for Geoserver users, application developers and geographic data services administrators and will be held in Helsinki (Finland) in May 2017. Participants should have basic skills in the Geoserver software and in management of geographic data.

"First optimize your data for web serving, then optimize the styling, then optimize the software." - Andrea Aime



2 495 € (+VAT) / person

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Course description

  • Installing and running GeoServer
  • GeoServer Security
  • Advanced Raster Data Management
  • Styling with SLD
  • Web Processing Service (WPS) and Rendering Transformations
  • Styling with CSS
  • Advanced GeoServer Configuration


Who is it for?

You should have basic understanding about GeoServer. The course is suitable for GeoServer users wanting to learn more about GeoServer and configuring their own installations.

What is included to the course?

Cource is held in english. Course material in english is available online from GeoSolutions website. All the participant have their own virtual GeoServer installed in the training facilities. Morning and afternoon coffee and lunch are included.

Who is Andrea?

Andrea Aime holds the technical lead at GeoSolutions S.A.S. - at one the leading GeoServer developer and expert organisation in the world. He describes himself as "Open source enthusiast with a strong experience in Java development" and apart from Java, he specilizies Hibernate, Spring, GeoTools, GeoServer, J2EE in general and GIS theory. For further information on Andrea's wide job and project background, see

What is GeoServer?

Geoserver is an open source software application widely used throughout different sectors. It ingests, manages and serves geospatial data and produces high quality rendering of maps and can handle hundreds to thousands of map layers easily. Designed for interoperability, it publishes data from any major spatial data source using open standards. GeoServer provides the basic functionalities to create interoperable Spatial Data Infrastructures (SDI) according to standards edited by Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) and ISO Technical Committee 211 (ISO TC 211).

Geoserver is used in several organizations in Finland and worldwide. National Land Survey of Finland, Finnish Meteorological Institute and City of Tampere are users of Geoserver.


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