Course Overview

GeoServer is an open-source server software that allows users to share and publish geospatial data on the web. It is designed to enable the creation of map services, serving spatial data in formats such as Web Map Service (WMS), Web Feature Service (WFS), and Web Coverage Service (WCS).

some key features and capabilities:

  • Data Sources: GeoServer supports a wide range of data sources, including shapefiles, GeoTIFF, PostGIS (spatial extension for PostgreSQL), Oracle Spatial, Microsoft SQL Server, and more. It can connect to these sources and publish their spatial data.
  • Data Publication: Once the data sources are connected, GeoServer allows users to publish the data as OGC-compliant services. This means the data can be accessed by other applications and clients that support OGC standards.
  • Styling and Symbology: GeoServer provides a powerful styling engine that allows users to define how their data should be visualized. It supports both simple and advanced symbology, including custom symbols, colors, labels, and rules. Styling can be defined using SLD (Styled Layer Descriptor) or CSS (Cascading Style Sheets).
  • Data Transformation and Processing: GeoServer offers various data transformation and processing capabilities. It supports on-the-fly reprojection, allowing data to be served in different coordinate reference systems. Additionally, it can perform spatial queries, filtering, and data aggregation.
  • Security and Authentication: GeoServer includes security features to control access to data and services. It supports authentication mechanisms like LDAP, Active Directory, and database authentication. Additionally, it allows the configuration of fine-grained access control rules for different users or user groups.
  • Extensibility and Integration: GeoServer is highly extensible, allowing developers to create custom functionality through plugins and extensions. It can integrate with other open-source geospatial tools and frameworks, such as OpenLayers, Leaflet, and QGIS.

Overall, GeoServer serves as a reliable and scalable solution for sharing geospatial data over the web. It is widely used in various domains, including government agencies, environmental organizations, transportation, urban planning, and more. As an open-source project, it benefits from an active community of developers and users, ensuring continuous improvement and support.


  • Basic Geospatial Concepts
  • GIS Fundamentals
  • Web Technologies
  • Spatial Databases
  • OGC Standards
  • Spatial Data Visualization
  • Server Administration

While these prerequisites can provide a strong foundation,You can start learning GeoServer with basic knowledge and gradually build upon it through hands-on experience and practice.

Benefits of Learning GeoServer

Learning GeoServer offers several benefits for individuals working with geospatial data and web mapping. Here are some key advantages:

  • Data Publishing: GeoServer allows you to publish geospatial data as web services compliant with industry-standard protocols like WMS, WFS, and WCS.
  • Web Mapping: GeoServer provides the ability to create dynamic web maps, allowing users to visualize and explore geospatial data through web browsers or mapping applications.
  • Data Integration: GeoServer supports a wide range of data sources, including shapefiles, databases (such as PostGIS, Oracle Spatial), and remote services.
  • Customization and Styling: GeoServer offers powerful styling capabilities, allowing you to customize the appearance of your geospatial data. You can define symbology, colors, labels, and transparency to create visually appealing maps that effectively convey information.
  • Data Transformation and Analysis: GeoServer supports on-the-fly data transformation, enabling you to reproject geospatial data into different coordinate systems and formats. It also provides spatial query capabilities, allowing you to extract specific features based on spatial relationships.
  • Interoperability and Standards Compliance: GeoServer adheres to Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) standards, ensuring interoperability with other OGC-compliant tools and applications.
  • Open-Source and Cost-Effective: GeoServer is an open-source software, which means it is freely available and can be customized to suit specific needs.
  • Career Advancement: Proficiency in GeoServer is a valuable skill in the geospatial industry. By learning GeoServer, you enhance your resume and open doors to various career opportunities. Many organizations, including government agencies, research institutions, and consulting firms, rely on GeoServer for their geospatial data publishing needs.

Overall, learning GeoServer empowers you to effectively publish, share, and manipulate geospatial data, facilitating web mapping applications and enabling data-driven decision-making processes.

Related Job Roles

  • Geospatial Solutions Architect
  • Geospatial Data Analyst
  • Geospatial System Administrator
  • Geospatial Data Manager
  • Geospatial Web Developer

These are some examples of job roles where proficiency in GeoServer can be valuable. The geospatial industry encompasses various sectors, including government, environmental management, urban planning, transportation, and more. GeoServer skills can be applicable in positions involving data management, analysis, development, and system administration within these sectors.

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  • Course - Duration: 20 Days
  • Mode of Training - Online - Live Online Classes
  • Daily 1Hr (Need to have a laptop or Computer with Good Internet)

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GeoServer Training Syllabus

Introduction to GeoServer
  • Setting up GeoServer on Windows Environment
  • Geoserver Architecture & Protocols
  • Overview of GeoServer User Interface
  • Working with Vector Spatial Data
  • About Workspaces
  • Create Workspace
  • About Stores
  • Import Vector Data to Store
  • Publish Vector Data to Geoserver
  • Web Map Service (WMS)
  • Serving Cascading WMS
  • Web Feature Service (WFS)
  • Differences WMS and WFS
  • Layer Preview in GeoServer
  • Connect and Work with QGIS
Layer Styling
  • Styling Point Features
  • Styling Line Features
  • Styling Polygon Features
  • GeoServer Basic Vector Styling
  • Exporting SLD from QGIS
  • Styling Raster Data
  • GeoServer Basic Raster Styling
Introduction to security in Geoserver
  • Data security
  • Creating Group and Rules

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