Google Earth French Rival has been saturated

June 27, 2006

In The Name of Allah

After Google has increased thier global coverage by about 4X at the first birthday of Google Earth

France unveil http://www.geoportail.fr/

which offering high resolution coverage for France

The new site can’t support the tremendous number of request

as Google maps and goole earth can support

The French site says “We recorded several million connections in a few hours.
Because of this multitude, the site is currently saturated.”

Google is more tolerant and reliable

because the shared nothing architecture

See The screen shot and the tranlsation to english

geoportail screen shot