Monthly Archives: June 2015

[geoserver] having duplicate columns in your oracle based layer

Updating geoserver did not fix my problem: my layer still had some duplicate columnnames. This might not be such a big problem: everything is drawn correctly, WMS calls work, but WFS calls gave the irritating yet predictable error ORA-00918: column ambiguously defined. Annoying. So how does one find column-names for a table in oracle? With […]

Upgrading my local geoserver instance from 2.3.3 to 2.6.3

At my current job, we make GIS websites, using rails and geoserver. I develop on mac, and for some clients we need to deploy on windows. One client is still using an Oracle database, while in general I prefer to work with postgis databases, and also geoserver offers better support when using postgis. So: when […]