What is GeoServer?
It is developed, tested, and supported as community-driven project by a diverse group of individuals and organizations. It is designed for interoperability, it publishes data from any major spatial data source using open standards.
GeoServer is a tool in the Web Servers category of a tech stack.
GeoServer is an open source tool with 3.3K GitHub stars and 2.1K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to GeoServer's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses GeoServer?
18 companies reportedly use GeoServer in their tech stacks, including Labs, Climatempo, and Platform.
63 developers on StackShare have stated that they use GeoServer.
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