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Impact of tile quality on data traffic

Using Image Settings, one can control the quality of individual tiles. Each tile is a JPEG-image, and the setting controls the compression-rate used to generate these JPEGs.

We did a survey of the impact of various quality settings, and came up with the following measurements. As could be predicted, reducing the tile quality significantly reduces the amount of bytes transferred:

Does tile quality impact the time it takes to serve a tile? We don't notice any meaningful difference (except for the obvious measurements directly related to physical tile file size).

Below you can see all measurements combined in a single chart:

impact_of_tile_quality_on_data_traffic.txt · Last modified: 2020/06/03 14:01 by charlotte