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GeoServer

An open source server for sharing geospatial data
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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 2.5K GitHub stars and 1.8K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to GeoServer's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses GeoServer?

Companies
15 companies reportedly use GeoServer in their tech stacks, including Climatempo, Platform, and S2ID.

Developers
50 developers on StackShare have stated that they use GeoServer.

GeoServer Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to GeoServer?
ArcGIS
It is a geographic information system for working with maps and geographic information. It is used for creating and using maps, compiling geographic data, analyzing mapped information, sharing and much more.
PostGIS
PostGIS is a spatial database extender for PostgreSQL object-relational database. It adds support for geographic objects allowing location queries to be run in SQL.
NGINX
nginx [engine x] is an HTTP and reverse proxy server, as well as a mail proxy server, written by Igor Sysoev. According to Netcraft nginx served or proxied 30.46% of the top million busiest sites in Jan 2018.
Apache HTTP Server
The Apache HTTP Server is a powerful and flexible HTTP/1.1 compliant web server. Originally designed as a replacement for the NCSA HTTP Server, it has grown to be the most popular web server on the Internet.
Microsoft IIS
Internet Information Services (IIS) for Windows Server is a flexible, secure and manageable Web server for hosting anything on the Web. From media streaming to web applications, IIS's scalable and open architecture is ready to handle the most demanding tasks.
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GeoServer's Followers
53 developers follow GeoServer to keep up with related blogs and decisions.