What are Servers, Services, and Layers?

What are ArcREST Servers?

ArcREST Servers are the centralized location where organizations, agencies, states, counties, or cities store all of their GIS data.

What are Services?

The data stored on ArcREST Servers is divided into directories called Services. Services are folders or directories that store individual layers and data sets.

What are Layers?

Within the Services on ArcREST Services is the Layers are stored. Layers consist of geospatial data set like parcels, census data, topography, utilities and many more.