Geoscience Data Management


Geosoft provides data services and integrated technology solutions for geoscience data management. Maximize the value of your data by making it easier for stakeholders to access and collaborate with it.

Data Services

A unified view of all geoscience data resources. From focused data reviews to enterprise-wide information management strategies – Geosoft Data Services can help to the data readiness for effective search and discovery. The following step from Geosoft to data review :

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DAP Server

Secure Server Technology Optimised for Exploration

Geosoft DAP server technology provides a secure, connected and collaborative environment that turns your disparate exploration data into a secure and shareable information asset that helps you retain knowledge, minimise risk and make better decisions to increase discovery success.

Efficient, Scalable and Quick to Deploy

Geosoft DAP Server enables exploration organisations to efficiently catalog, manage, deliver and visualise large, geospatial data. It makes your data instantly accessible and easily shared amongst all the people and teams that need exploration data to make decisions within your organisation.

Overview of DAP Server:

  • Build a Managed Exploration Information Repository that is trusted, organised and accessible
  • Enable rapid and efficient data discovery for project needs and business decision-making
  • Improve opportunity development via data sharing with partners and specialists
  • Provide proven, enterprise-ready services for exploration data delivery
  • Capture and manage metadata to describe corporate data and information assets

Geosoft DAP Server is able to efficiently catalog and deliver a broad range of data file types, including very large geospatial grids, 3D voxels, images and vector data.

DAP Server

Exploration Information Repository

DAP Server

Administration and Security


A Geosoft DAP server should be dedicated to providing Geosoft DAP services only in order to provide the required performance and responses to requests from data users. The minimum recommended DAP server configuration for a corporate DAP solution is :

DAP 12 (Server and Administrator)


Operating System

Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2


Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard 64 bit

Web Server

Microsoft IIS 7.5


Microsoft SQL Server 2012


Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2


Recommended : 8 GB RAM (Minimum : 4 GB RAM)


Recommended : Dual processor (Minimum : 2.0 GHz in Speed)

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50 GB for operating system

500 GB to 1TB for datasets

Physical disk space for DAP temporary files

Third Party Support

ArcGIS 10.32, ArcGIS 10.3, ArcGIS 10.2.2, ArcGIS 10.2.1 or ArcGIS 10.1 SP1



Microsoft Internet Explorer 8.0 or higher

Mozilla Firefox 13 or higher

Google Chrome 20 or higher


Actual required physical disk space for datasets and temporary files is dependent on unique client configuration and data serving needs


ArcGIS server is required to be deployed to a server


Applies to DAP Administrator


Systems Integration

Geosoft can integrate information systems - geoscience, GIS and document management - and customize a delivery solution that improves data visibility and accessibility across the organization.

System Integration

Geosoft developed cutting-edge data delivery solutions that integrate market-leading Esri, acQuire and SharePoint technologies. With connected workflows and systems, can deliver significant value to data consumers and administrators

  • Save time searching for data, with historical data and project information always at your fingertips
  • Streamline data workflows and management processes, and enable geoscientists to focus on high-value analysis that impacts decision-making and discovery