In my Observable Vector Tile Dissector I evaluate different vector tile provider regarding the tilesize they deliver. The limits I chose are purely random based on long experience… But what would one do to actually reduce the tile size. I will try to optimize my own vector tiles and explain... [Read More]
Buffer around Vectortiles
Why invisible features are important.
I was recently asked by Gretchen N. Peterson, why I recommend to adjust the buffer size around vectortiles with the zoom level. I will try to explain that in this post. [Read More]
Configuring unbound as DNS resolver with DNS-over-TLS and DNSSEC
How to extend an existing Pi-hole instance with secure DNS.
This tutorial shows how to set up a secure DNS server in your home network, enable DNS-over-TLS and DNSSEC to protect your DNS privacy. I will also show how to test and examine the setup to make sure everything is configured correctly. [Read More]
Serving Vector Tiles
Evaluating various tools
There are several tools available for serving vector tiles. Let’s check the following: [Read More]
Introduction, Data Sources and Storage
As vector maps have been really successful (see maptiler example) in the last years I want to upgrade my own map and toolchain to fancy new vector tiles technology. This series of blog posts serves mainly to sort out my thoughts and hopefully make life easier for the next guy... [Read More]