As a core component of our flagship OpenGeo Suite product, GeoServer is one of the most important projects we work on. We helped start the GeoServer project over a decade ago and continue to be active members of the vibrant community that has sprung up around it. We’ve also provided training from the beginning. Whether as interactive sessions like those at the FOSS4G conference, online webinars, or introductory workshops, those who want to learn about GeoServer know to come to us.
Many of you have expressed an interest in going deeper with GeoServer, learning the fundamentals inside and out, in a way that a half-day workshop just can’t accomplish. We’re happy to announce that we’ve got your answer.
A (big!) new training course
Over the past few months, we’ve developed an entirely new GeoServer curriculum that starts with spatial basics and web services then moves onto administration and deployment. This course provides attendees with solid knowledge of how to use and administer GeoServer.
OpenGeo Suite: GeoServer I contains lots of multimedia and interactive content, including over one hundred exercises to follow along with and then do yourself. As tested in a classroom environment, the course is four days in length, but the online version allows you to work at your own pace and on your own schedule.
To help make learning easier, we’ve included over three hours worth of video material, like the example above, to take you through the course. We are also available via email or during weekly office hours to answer any questions that arise during your progress.
Certification and credit
Finally, no course would be complete without a final exam, which will offer a Boundless GeoServer Certification for those who qualify. “We offer the only GeoServer certification on the market, so you will definitely want this if GeoServer is part of your skill-set. Also, for those GIS Professionals out there, this course (along with our entire training catalog) is eligible for GISP certification credit through the GIS Certification Institute. And the best part? You can enroll today.
Start right now!
The course is available online for anyone who wants to advance their knowledge of GeoServer. No need to schedule an on-site visit to one of our offices or wait for us to come to an event near you. No need to contend with time zone differences either. You can work on your own time and at your own pace.
If you’re already a GeoServer expert, then you can also skip the course and sign up for the certification exam.
We’re really excited about this new offering, and are happy to be able to open it up to you right now.
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