Because of its capabilities in handling spatial data PostGIS is predestined for large vector files like Open Street Map data sets. That’s why a lot of popular OSM maps out there are powered by PostGIS and Mapnik.
Previously I showed you how to set up a PostGIS environment on
Posts in Category: spatial data infrastructure
today about the installation of PostGIS, an open source and OGC compliant spatial database extender for the PostgreSQL database management system. It is similar in functionality to ESRI ArcSDE, Oracle Spatial, DB2 spatial extender and something (SQL Server spatial…?)from Microsoft. It provides outstanding performance and functionality – for
Here is the next part about PostGIS running on Ubuntu and how to use it for your everyday work with GIS on your client computer. This can be the same computer your database is running on (here Ubuntu 16.04) or any remote PC with Linux or Windows…