The Mapping Service provides a simplified interface to perform Mapping Service rendering, themes, overlays, and conversions. The Mapping Service provides both simple operations that are more frequently used, or more complex operations that require higher levels of customization.
The Mapping Service provides operations that:
In Spectrum Spatial, data access and mapping is independent. The tables define the data access, and the repository takes care of the table management. Therefore, with the Mapping Service, you are able to render maps and perform mapping operations without the worry of where the data is located.
The Mapping Service is configured and managed using the Spatial Manager utility. See the Spatial Manager Guide under the Utilities section for more information.