Topic: "CITE TEAM Engine Simple Install"
CITE TEAM Engine Shrink Wrap
NGA is creating a formal process to test its GEOINT applications for
compliance with OGC and other standards -- I have briefed that plan to
the Defense and Intel and CITE Subcommittees.
NGA has spent some time over the last five months to get the TEAM
Engine installed so we can evaluate how to distribute it to DoD
contractors for their use in system development and also so NGA can
use it as part of the test process to better enable the creation of
OGC standards compliant solutions. Unless one is both an accomplished
programmer and very familiar with the Apache family of capabilities
along with exceedingly driven, it is a pain in the *ss. Painful to the
point that you could not pay me enough to send it out to our expected
In the process of trying to make it easier, I have spoken with several
of our well-heeled members (who are all three of the above) and none
of them express any love for the TEAM Engine install and use
We believe there is a place for a shrink wrap version of the TEAM
Engine and all of the supporting open source software that is required
to run it and would like to add that to the Issues list.
We believe that having standards is a necessity and that having a
common, easy to use method to determine compliance is also a necessary
part of a healthy software environment
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