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:
- GIS professionals who want an on-demand development environments
- Those wanting to build a full GIS web application
- Those looking to learn more about GIS
- 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!