Optimizing and scaling for large databases
If you are reading that section it means that you've managed to gather a lot of locations that you want to show on the map! Congratulations - you belong to the 1% of the Hotspots users.
Showing a lot of locations on the map present us with unique problems. Let us say that you have 20 000 locations that you want to show on the map. If we load all the locations at once there are 2 possible things that are going to happen.
Your server will crash
Your browser will crash
In Hotspots we've implemented the server side boundary method + custom tile method.