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 […]

Setting Up Python on IIS7

I had already configured Python to run through the Apache webserver on my development server, but after a few issues on the production server (Apache freezing / crashing) I wanted to test running Python scripts with IIS7. The principle aim was to run TileCache through IIS rather than requiring Apache. Why Not CGI? While IIS […]