Using TileCache on IIS

I’ve previously written about using PyISAPie to run Python under IIS – this allows Python scripts to run faster than using CGI. Rather than starting up the Python interpreter each time a request is made to the web server, PyISAPIe starts the interpreter once and only needs to run the script at each request. TileCache […]

Compiling a 64 bit Version of PyISAPIe

Welcome to a veritable novella. I’ll jump straight to the end – there is no happy outcome, as yet, to this post there is a happy outcome! I have compiled a 64 bit PyISAPIe DLL (a program that runs Python at high speed under IIS), and it is up and running on Windows Server 2008 […]

Reboot to Refresh Environment Variables

I wasn’t aware that if you change Windows environment variables that are used by IIS then you need to reboot the machine for the changes to take effect. As described by David Wong This is because NT services like IIS inherit their environment from services.exe, which does not get updated when you change system environment […]