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We’re the people behind Canalplan AC which has been used for planning canal routes since 1981

2 weeks ago

Canalplan AC

Some interesting stats from the MySQL database sitting behind Canalplan.

[--] Up for: 75d 20h 41m 30s (993M q [151.546 qps], 16M conn, TX: 3305G, RX: 109G)
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2 weeks ago

Canalplan AC

I decided that the new map infrastructure was robust enough that I could release it. I'm marking this with a big step to the version number. I expect to have to do a lot of tweaks and fixes, and there is still quite a lot more to do.

I'm still hopeful though of having the transition fully complete by the end of the calendar year.
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3 weeks ago

Canalplan AC

If the server seemed a little sluggish this morning it was because it was under a syn flood attack from OVH's cloud, and for some reason we didn't have syn cookies turned on. We do now...... ... See MoreSee Less

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3 weeks ago

Canalplan AC

An nice example of how the new maps are coming along. This shows how we are distinguishing broad and narrow canals, and also showing non-navigable stretches of waterway. ... See MoreSee Less

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4 weeks ago

Are you still taking data from CRT (and others) to update the boat register)? ... See MoreSee Less

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1 month ago

Canalplan AC

For those who are interested in this sort of thing. Running our own mapserver is using about an extra 300MB of bandwidth per day and has pushed CPU usage up by a few percent. ... See MoreSee Less

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1 month ago

Canalplan AC

We've just upgraded the Social Media Sign-on utility. It seems to be working OK but if you have any problems then please let us know. ... See MoreSee Less

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1 month ago

Canalplan AC

Slowly building up a set of functions which will be wrapped up into an API which will allow people to do things like return a Canalplan place for a given set of co-ordinates, or return co-ordinates for a Canalplan place..... ... See MoreSee Less

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1 month ago

Canalplan AC

So whilst we navigated round Birmingham we did a lot of work on automatic configuration of the tile server so we can easily build on and offline versions (the offline version allows software development on Canalplan to be done with no internet access). Oh and we think we found a bug in one of the products we're using to create our own tile data. ... See MoreSee Less

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1 month ago

Canalplan AC

Running to ,"schedule" so far despite stopping at Norbury for a couple of pints yesterday lunchtime and having to investigate a problem with the new starter battery this morning ... See MoreSee Less

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