DistroGIS – GIS for your favorite Distro!


As part of our commitment to offer the best GIS tools possible, we are very pleased to announce a new, un-managed VPS cloud service: DistroGIS

DistroGIS¬†provides the most popular GIS components (PostgreSQL, PostGIS, GeoServer, GeoNode, OpenGeo, etc…) along with a LAMP stack and NodeJS.

Full root access is provided and Webmin is also included along with Proj,GDAL, and other GIS utilities.

DistroGIS is ideal for a number of use-cases:

  1. GIS professionals who want an on-demand development environments
  2. Those wanting to build a full GIS web application
  3. Those looking to learn more about GIS
  4. As a platform for testing before making changes to your development environment.

Current Distros offered are:

  • Ubuntu 12 and 14
  • CentOS 6 and 7
  • Debian 8
  • OpenSUSE 13
  • Arch Linux 2015
  • FreeBSD 10
  • Scientific Linux 6 and 7
  • Fedora 21-23

Planned distros include Slackware, ClearOS, and Mageia

While the service is un-managed, AcuGIS clients who decide to add the service will have the service covered under their existing support contract.

If you have any question or suggestions, let us know!

GeoNode Hosting at AcuGIS

GeoNode Hosting

We’re please to announce that AcuGIS is now offering GeoNode hosting

Our new GeoNode hosting packages include the full GeoNode 2.4 application stack, along with PostgreSQL 9.5 and PostGIS 2.2.1.

The hosting platform Ubuntu 14, with CentOS coming soon.

To help kick things off, we have put together special introductory pricing.

The introductory pricing is quite low as our hosting follows GeoNode’s own recommended minimum of GB of RAM per instance.

Learn more about our GeoNode Hosting Packages

Learn more about GeoNode