State of GeoWebCache
2021-09-30, 14:00–14:30, Córdoba

GeoWebCache is a pure Java tile cache that can be used either stand alone, or in integration with GeoServer.
Attend this talk for a cheerful update on what is happening with this popular project, whether you are an expert user, a developer, or simply curious what it can do for you.

GeoWebCache is a popular open source tile cache server written in Java that can be used either stand alone or in integration with GeoServer. This presentation will provide information on the latest development for the project, including:

  • Performance and scalability improvements
  • Better control of seeding jobs
  • Storage of tiles in more blob stores (Swift, Cohesity)
  • MBTiles layer
  • TileJSON support

Authors and Affiliations

Andrea Aime (1)
Simone Giannecchini (1)





Software status / state of the art


2 - Basic. General basic knowledge is required.

Language of the Presentation


Open source enthusiast with strong experience in Java development and GIS. Personal interest range from high performance software, huge data volume management, software testing and quality, spatial data analysis algorithms, map rendering. Full time open source developer on GeoServer and GeoTools.
Received the Sol Katz's OSGeo award in 2017.

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Simone Giannecchini is the founder and managing director of GeoSolutions. He is a Charter Member of OSGeo, the Open Source Geospatial foundation. He is also a member of the Steering committee for the GeoTools as well as the GeoServer Open Source projects.

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GeoServer and GeoWebCache developer and steering committee member from Victoria, BC.