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E. A. Panidi

Saint Petersburg State University Institute of Earth Sciences
Russian Federation

Department of Cartography and Geoinformatics, PhD

St. Petersburg, 199178, Russia


The information technologies and Global Network technologies in particular are developing very quickly. According to this, the problem remains actual that incorporates implementation issues for the general-purpose technologies into the information systems which operate with geospatial data. The paper discusses the implementation feasibility for a number of new approaches and concepts that solve the problems of spatial data publish and management on the Global Network. A brief review describes some contemporary concepts and technologies used for distributed data storage and management, which provide combined use of server-side and client-side resources. In particular, the concepts of Cloud Computing, Fog Computing, and Internet of Things, also with Java Web Start, WebRTC and WebTorrent technologies are mentioned. The author's experience is described briefly, which incorporates the number of projects devoted to the development of the portable solutions for geospatial data and GIS software publication on the Global Network.


Geospatial Data, Web Geoservices, Web GIS, Cloud Computing, Fog Computing


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For citation: Panidi E.A. TOWARDS IMPLEMENTATION OF THE FOG COMPUTING CONCEPT INTO THE GEOSPATIAL DATA INFRASTRUCTURES. Proceedings of the International conference “InterCarto. InterGIS”. 2016;22(1):34-42.