TileServer GL alternatives and similar software solutions
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High performance routing engine designed to run on OpenStreetMap data and offering an HTTP API, C++ library interface, and NodeJS wrapper.
Do you think we are missing an alternative of TileServer GL or a related project?
Vector and raster maps with GL styles. Server side rendering by Mapbox GL Native. Map tile server for Mapbox GL JS, Android, iOS, Leaflet, OpenLayers, GIS via WMTS, etc.
Make sure you have Node.js version 10 installed (running
node -v it should output something like
tileserver-gl with server-side raster rendering of vector tiles with npm
npm install -g tileserver-gl
Now download vector tiles from OpenMapTiles.
curl -o zurich_switzerland.mbtiles https://[GET-YOUR-LINK]/extracts/zurich_switzerland.mbtiles
tileserver-gl with the downloaded vector tiles.
Alternatively, you can use the
An alternative to npm to start the packed software easier is to install Docker on your computer and then run in the directory with the downloaded MBTiles the command:
docker run --rm -it -v $(pwd):/data -p 8080:80 maptiler/tileserver-gl
This will download and start a ready to use container on your computer and the maps are going to be available in webbrowser on localhost:8080.
On laptop you can use Docker Kitematic and search "tileserver-gl" and run it, then drop in the 'data' folder the MBTiles.
You can read full documentation of this project at https://tileserver.readthedocs.io/.