TMS (Tile Map Service)¶
TMS (Tile Map Service) is an OSGeo standard for tiled geospatial raster data.
A TMS “repository” consists of an XML metadata file (usually named
tms.xml) and a hierarchy of individual files, each one representing a single raster tile.
TMS contains pre-tiled data, so it is quite fast to load, especially if tiled in a
As a simple file hierarchy, TMS is also web-streamable with nothing more than a simple HTTP server.
CLASS: TMSImageLayer (inherits from ImageLayer)
CLASS: TMSElevationLayer (inherits from ElevationLayer)
|url||Location of the metadata file (folder or filename, usually
<TMSImage name="ReadyMap 15m Imagery"> <url>http://readymap.org/readymap/tiles/1.0.0/7/</url> </TMSImage> <TMSElevation name="ReadyMap 90m Elevation"> <url>http://readymap.org/readymap/tiles/1.0.0/116/</url> </TMSElevation>