Posts made in October, 2011

Syncing large datasets over low bandwidth links

Posted by on Oct 25, 2011 in Blog, Case Study | 0 comments

Syncing large datasets over low bandwidth links

They needed to synchronise their ESRI GeoDatabase out to near on a hundred clients, over an unreliable cellular or 3G  network.  We’re talking thousands of features, containing up to several hundred thousand vertices each.  That’s when my phone rang. “Lance” they cried, “we’ve already tried the provided ESRI syncing frameworks, and people are shouting at us because we can’t get it to work.  What can we do, and how soon can you get here?”  A couple of days later saw me on the red-eye to the north island to find out what we were dealing...

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