What's New with the B.C. Geographic Warehouse


December 16 & 17, 2017

New DataBC B.C Geographic Warehouse Database Servers Go Live

When will this happen?
o DataBC will be transitioning to the New Database Server infrastructure from Saturday December 16th to Sunday December 17th, 2017.

o Application and Database Connections to the BC Geographic Warehouse and Non Warehouse Production environments will experience intermittent outages during this period.

o Applications and web services which utilize the following database and host aliases will be impacted:

  • bcgw.bcgov

o Java applications, Web services and APIs connecting to the BC Geographic Warehouse

Examples of applications that may experience intermittent connection outages to the BCGW include (but not limited to):

  • ACDF
  • AGS
  • BCEA
  • CCF
  • CHA
  • CPF (including the Batch Geocoder and SID2PID)
  • DMF sites
  • DWDS
  • EMAP
  • Geomark Web Service
  • iMapBC
  • IMF2 sites
  • MPCM
  • SOE
  • WMS

o DataBC’s Database Servers are being replaced with faster, more modern server hardware to provide a high availability database infrastructure environment.

What Action is Required?
o No action is required.