Summer Progress – New Data & More

Things get quiet over the summer in academia, but we’ve been making strong progress on GeoQuery features, data and more.  A few things to look forward to this coming Fall: -> A new release of the GeoBoundaries dataset, including full integration with the GeoQuery tool -> New datasets for precipitation and temperature extending up to […]

Revolution #16: Breaking Boundaries

Written by Rachel Oberman and Seth Goodman Statistics By Rachel Oberman Maps By Leigh Seitz, John Napoli, Josh Panganiban, Graham Melville, Grace Grimsley, Lauren Hobbs Brave explorer and want to jump straight to the data? Check out our early alpha soft launch at: http://geoquery.org/geoboundaries/. Every Sunday, nine students pile into a tiny lab in Williamsburg, Virginia […]

Revolution #10: System Resilience

One ongoing challenge we face is preparing for large amounts of system demand – which can be very spikey.  Because of the system design of GeoQuery, we effectively have three potential points of failure: Front end server – The website people see (geoquery.org and the data front-ends). Database server – What the front-end pings to […]