[ Update: Thank you to GEB reader Eddy Shipman for pointing us to www.opengee.org the official Google Earth Enterprise site.]
According to the docs, it only runs on 64-bit versions of:
– Red Hat Enterprise Linux versions 6.0 to 7.2, including the most recent security patches
– CentOS 6.0 to 7.2
– Ubuntu 10.04, 12.04 and 14.04 LTS
Google Earth Enterprise consists of three core components:
In general, it is an enterprise product and probably not of much interest to the casual user. But if you are in the GIS community and have imagery or even vector-based mapping data you wish to share, it may well be worth a look. There is also an opportunity for cloud services to offer preinstalled versions of it, possibly with Landsat and Sentinel-2 or other open imagery datasets.
About Timothy Whitehead
Timothy has been using Google Earth since 2004 when it was still called Keyhole before it was renamed Google Earth in 2005 and has been a huge fan ever since. He is a programmer working for Red Wing Aerobatx and lives in Cape Town, South Africa.