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Identifying requests from Spatineo

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Spatineo monitors a large amount of web services, and most of these services are publicly available over the internet. Monitoring works in a completely automated…

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Opening the INSPIRE conformance testing

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Our CTO Ilkka Rinne was selected as the facilitator of the workshop on INSPIRE validation and conformity held in Ispra, Italy in early December 2014….

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INSPIRE Workshop: Practical Quality Assurance of Spatial Web Services

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We’re doing a lot in in this year’s INSPIRE conference in Aalborg, Denmark. Our R&D Director Sampo Savolainen is talking about “Performance Testing of INSPIRE…

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Kickstart for automating the INSPIRE Monitoring

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What we typically mean by monitoring at Spatineo is quite different from the INSPIRE monitoring. Our monitoring is continuous technical surveillance of the spatial web…

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The new Spatineo YouTube channel

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This is just a quick notice that we’ve launched a new Spatineo channel (http://www.youtube.com/user/spatineoinc) on YouTube. The channel mainly features videos about our products Spatineo…

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Robots exclusion and Spatineo

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Robots.txt refers to the file name specified in the unofficial robots exclusion “standard”. This is used to inform automatic web crawlers which parts of a…

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Spatial web services & data journalism, the Talvivaara case

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We had an interesting real-world case of using open environmental data for journalism a couple of weeks ago in Finland. In the early hours of…

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OGC to switch to WC3 XLink in July 2012

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Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) will make a backwards incompatible change to it’s XML Schema files of a large part of it’s standards in July 21st…

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What is an O&M Observation and why should you care?

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Observations & Measurements (O&M) is an international standard for modeling observation events and describing their relations to the target spatial objects under observation, the measured…

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OGC W3C XLink transition: A potential validity breaker

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XLink is a widely used W3C standard for creating links between XML documents or fragments inside those documents, similar to HTML a tag. The problem…

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Meteorological data and INSPIRE directive, working on a better data specification

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Working (and blogging) at Cafe Piritta today for a change. Very good lunch, a bit pricey though. I’m about to leave for Vienna today to…

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The best way to make productive mistakes

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We are making a demo of our forth-coming Spatineo Serval monitoring, validating and performance testing tool at the INSPIRE training day arranged by the Finnish…

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