Cantaloupe IIIF Image Server now in Marketplace

Difficulty: Intermediate
Estimated Cloudlet Usage: 4

Cantaloupe IIIF Image Server has now been added to the Marketplace. Cantaloupe is an open-source IIIF-compliant dynamic image server for on-demand generation of derivatives of high-resolution source images. With available operations including cropping, scaling, and rotation, it can support deep-zooming image viewers, as well as on-the-fly thumbnail generation. Learn more at https://cantaloupe-project.github.io/

You can find Cantaloupe by clicking Marketplace and navigating to the Education category or searching by name.

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Installing is as easy as setting an environment name and region for the install. SSL will be provisioned automatically for the environment and your install will be up and running after several minutes. The installer dialog will provide and administrative URL and login credentials once setup is complete.

You can confirm the image server is online by accessing the homepage as well as the administrative area with the provided login.

To start serving images, a shortcut to the appropriate directory is available from the Config section under IMAGES

You can also upload images via SFTP to the /home/jelastic/images directory. To learn more about IIIF visit https://iiif.io and read about some of the various viewers and tools to work with IIIF like Mirador and OpenSeaDragon at Apps & Demos — IIIF | International Image Interoperability Framework.

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