In addition to providing consultancy and training support for our own iShare suite, we also provide these training services to those wishing to utilise the core Open Source products themselves including:
- PostgreSQL / PostGIS (Spatial Database) administration and optimisation
- GeoServer (Spatial Data Infrastructure)
- MapServer (Advanced rendering and map query engine)
- Quantum GIS (Desktop GIS)
|PostGIS for the Enterprise||3 days||11th - 13th June||Epsom|
|PostGIS for GIS Professionals||2 days||11th - 12th June||Epsom|
|Post GIS for GIS Administrators||2 days||11th & 13th June||Epsom|
|Quantum GIS||2 days||9th - 10th July||Epsom|
Training VenuesWe run public courses at our Epsom offices (25 minutes from Central London by train) or at a venue to suit you. We can also run a bespoke course to suit your organisation wherever required.
Course Materials - 'Course on a stick!'
All delegates will receive hard copy support material including a course manual and installation guides. All of this material together with appropriate software and workshop data will also be supplied on a fast USB flash drive. Courses are run using laptops supplied and configured by us.
Delivered by acknowledged expertsMatt Walker
Previously Technical Director at Dotted Eyes, Matt has over 10 years technical and leadership experience with expertise in PostGIS, Oracle, GeoServer and all things web. He’s passionate about open software, standards and data and plays an active role in OSGeo:UK promoting the use of open geospatial software.
Jo has been working with GIS for over a decade, mostly within the archaeological and heritage sector. Since 2005, she has been working with web-based GIS including Mapserver, Geoserver, PostgreSQL, PostGIS and OpenLayers. Jo also founded the UK chapter of OSGeo in 2006.
Andrew has been working with GIS academically and professionally for a decade, mostly within local government. Since 2006 he has worked for the then newly established New Forest National Park Authority where he has setup a GIS infrastructure and implemented a spatial data warehouse using PostgreSQL/PostGIS. He continues to develop the corporate use of open source GIS technology using the iShare platform. Andrew began working for Astun Technology in 2011, designing and developing their Open Source training courses.
Further information and Bookings
If you are not sure which course is right for you, just call or email Mike Smith on 01372 744009 who will be happy to help.
PostgresSQL has more than 15 years of active development and a proven architecture that has earned it a strong reputation for reliability, and data integrity. It runs on all major operating systems.
Astun's Quantum GIS (QGIS) training is aimed at people who already have a basic understanding in the use of GIS. In particular it would suit those who already use ArcGIS, MapInfo or Cadcorp and are wanting to migrate over to using QGIS to do similar tasks.QGIS is an Open Source Geographic Information System (GIS) licensed under the GNU General Public License. QGIS can run under a variety of operating systems including Linux, Unix, Mac OSX, Windows and Android. It supports numerous vector, raster, and database formats and functionalities.