P2P GIS NETWORK
We are a group of GIS lovers that believes in the power of data.
We have been working on reducing bandwith and server load on GIS systems. We know that current internet-based GIS relies heavily on centralised server which has a lot of drawbacks.In recent years, Peer-to-Peer (simply P2P) and Web services are two of hot research topics in network computing and appear as two extremes of distributed computing paradigm.
By adopting a decentralized network-based style, P2P technology can improve scalability/reliability, enhance the overall reliability and fault-tolerance, increase autonomy and enable ad-hoc communication and collaboration.By combining Web services and P2P technologies into GIS, we aim to add more flexibility and autonomy to GIS Web services systems, and alleviate to some degree the inherent limitations of centralised systems.