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CartoDB - update existing table from external data (i.e. Mysql database)

I would like my CartoDB data to be updated, using external data (mysql database, I run and manage locally using php scripts), so that the CartDB table gets updated with the most recent data, whenever ...
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Connect AutoCAD Map 3D 2014 with MySQL

I need to connect AutoCAD Map 3D 2014 with an Spatial MySQL database (version 5.5) but first I have to install "libmysql.dll" to connect as specified in the software user's manual. This file is ...
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Query MYSQL database inside a python plugin

I am new to QGIS python development and I have a requirement to query the database and depending on the result do some processing in QGIS. I found how to create a connection to mysql db on python ...
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Export additional data with ogr2ogr

I am trying to import my ESRI-shapefile with OGR2OGR to an existing mysql table. This works fine but unfortunately only the featureID and the geometry data is exported. How do I add the labels of the ...
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Geoserver - problem with MySQL support (impossible to create MySQL store at all)

I need to access spatial data in MySQL database with Geoserver. Official user manual states: just download package, extract it into WEB-INF/lib directory and all will be OK. Instead, just nothing ...
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How to select features within a distance using mysql?

I have create a table (munuments) that holds some monuments. Given some location (lat,lng), i wanna get all monuments on the same city, where i am. This is trivial, with reverse geocoding using ...
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Simple WMS server

Is there a way to implement a WMS server using only php or python cgi and mysql? I can't use geoserver or mapserver and postgres and any other software as they are not provided by the administrator.
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How to find points inside each polygon in Mysql?

I have points table (with latitude and longitude columns) and polygons table with geometry stored in Mysql. I want to get points inside one polygon, for example in polygon which has column ...
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Could SQL performance be increased by storing rotations of the data?

I'm working on a project where this kind of SQL Psuedocode would apply: SELECT * FROM objects WHERE (distance My inputs are latitude and longitude, and my database holds latitude and longitude. ...
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Postgis functionalities in Microsoft SQL Server

I'm using Postgresql 8.4, Postgis 1.5 for My GIS works. Planning to change my Database to Microsoft SQL Server 2012. Can we use all the Postgis functionalities in Microsoft SQL Server 2012. Please ...
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Does MySQL has function which will return the points inside polygon?

I have MySQL database with polygons, and also the database with points (column longitude and column latitude), is it possible to return all points inside one polygon? Thanks!
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Google map did not update new geolocation when I moved the marker to new position [closed]

This is my google map code. I'm trying to update new latitude and longitude when i moved the existing marker to new position. But I don't understand why the following google map code is not updating ...
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Create ESRI shape file with attributes from mySQL

I have some geometry which can be perceived as regions within a country and wish to create a shape file which contains all the regions along with some attributes (e.g. name, population, area code, etc ...
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Backup in Mysql periodically

I have trouble scheduling a backup in mysql periodically, most of the tools do not recognize the geometric field, for example navicat which says Can not get geometry object from data you send to ...
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geoserver wms layer is very slow

I am using open-layers to display a map and I have vectors layer with some features that I'm loading with ajax from MySql, and I'm using geoserver to load all the background from shp files(like ...
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Spatial databases in location based search

I'm developing a location based application in which i was in the plan of dividing the globe into grids and when the client requests information, will create a table or similar data model which will ...
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MySQL with geoserver

I am storing all my features in mysql db and I am getting them with ajax and adding to the openlayers map. Now I have to many features and it's taking a lot of time to get all of them and adding them, ...
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storing images in mysql from WebGIS applications

I'm a complete amateur at writing code. I would like to make an application for storing LNG, lat, and other data, as well as images in mysql. I've set up, I made a separate application for storing ...
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GeoTools: SimpleFeatureCollection to KML error CoordinateReferenceSystem

I want to export a SimpleFeatureCollection (Read from a MySQL DB) to a KML file, here is my code used to read the infos into the console: private void featureCollectionToKML(SimpleFeatureCollection ...
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QGIS 2.0 without MySQL connector

On a mac (Mountain Lion), after a major upgrade to GDAL (1.10) and related frameworks from KyngChaos page, QGIS 2.0 doesn't show any MySQL connector: Add Vector > Database > ... The driver ...
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PHP/MySQL, PostgreSQL spatial queries. Find a polygon that contains a coordinate? [closed]

I am building a non mapping javascript app and I am wanting to take a lat/long coordinate and query a MySQL table of polygons for the one that contains the point. I have looked into MySQL spatial ...
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Fast zipcode detection from latitude/longitude

I need a way to get the zipcode of a lat/long pair fast (<10 ms), and at a high rate (thousands of qps) I've loaded a shapefile from the US Census Bureau into a mysql database with spatial ...
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Problem importing ESRI shapefile information to MySQL

I recently updated to Qgis 2.0 and therefore the "exporttomysql" plugin does not work anymore. What I want to do is exporting the geometry information of a shapefile(Polygon) into a MySQL database. I ...
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How to set style in the database (QGIS)

Is it possible to set style layers in the database? (QGIS) [MySQL database] I would like to set and share my style to other users when they open the layer it's still as my style. Thank you
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ogr2gr loading spatial data into mysql

I am trying to load shapefile into mysql (MYISAM) using ogr2ogr and i get an error that says failed to fetch the requested layer. What could be wrong with my statement is it the issue with quotes or ...
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How to get a centroid of a closed line in MYSQL

I have a table that contains only closed lines (lines where endpoint is the same as startpoint). I would need to find a centroid for those lines. How would I be able to achieve it? It does not ...
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Postgis csv and error loading into mysql

I want to load spatial data into MySQL using a CSV I have generated from a Postgres table and when loading it into MySQL database using phpmyadmin it complains "Cannot get geometry object from data ...
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Mysql to nosql. Best solution?

We are working on our new vehicle tracking system. We have been making use of mySQL for the past two years. However we have been discussing moving to a noSQL database. We have a high number of reads ...
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Error during conversion of shapefile to MySQL using ogr2ogr

I have installed MS4W in Windows 7. I get an error when I try to convert a shapefile to MySQL database using GDAL/OGR ogr2ogr. This is the command I'm trying: C:\ms4w\tools\gdal-ogr>ogr2ogr -f ...
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How does MYSQL accept the WKT representation of a polygon with holes?

I have a set of coordinates that creates a polygon with holes in it. I'm using qgis with mmqgis to extract. How does MYSQL accept the WKT representation of a polygon with holes? By holes I mean ...
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How do I write a MYSQL spatial query to find all polygons (rectangle) that contain any points in a table?

Something like: SELECT * from polygons WHERE bounds CONTAINS(SELECT geom_point from points) Can someone help me out with the syntax? Bounds will always be a rectangular polygon and everything is in ...
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Should We Be Using a GIS? [closed]

I'm actually a graphic designer - the manufacturing company I work for wants to develop a map with layers for Regional Sales Managers territories, Internal Sales Associates territories, Local Rep ...
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Plotting X, Y coordinates generated from MySQL database in QGIS

Currently running QGIS 1.8.0 on Mac OS X 10.8.4. I can plot points on a map using the "Add delimited text layer" plugin to get x-y coordinates from a text file. However, I'd like to be able to ...
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Convert a decimal degree to meters from the MySQL Spatial GLength

The MySQL Spatial function GLength returns the distance between two points, this distance is in the same unit from the projection. Since I'm using the WGS84 (SRID:4326) the answer will be with ...
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Check if a point is near a linestring with MySQL Spatial Extension (untrustable)

I have to discover if a given point is at least 500 meters (ou other distance) from a route line that exist in my database recorded using the MySQL Spatial. I see there is no similar function in ...
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Qgis: Select multiple layers in sql-Filter [closed]

I have a Shape-File with lines of streets. Now I want qgis only to show the categories: Type: primary and Type: secondary and Type: motorway. How do I do this? This doesn't work: "type" = 'primary' ...
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PostgreSQL, find points near points

I'm going to have a database with a 'people' table and a 'shops' table. I'd like to find all people within 500m of a shop, and details from both tables. I'm used to working with mySQL, but I'm ...
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Geoserver - Key Authentication against a MySql Database

I am trying to implement a token based security scheme with Geoserver. What we need to do is send the client a license key when they log into our primary application. This license key is generated by ...
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Creating an Address Locator with a Database of Geo Information

I am trying to build an Address Locator for ArcGIS 10.1. I would like to use a Microsoft Server MySQL database where location information is stored using an alias, an address, and XY coordinates. What ...
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Which spatial DBMS should I select?

I found there are a number of RDMS have the spatial capability e.g. mysql, postgreSQL I considering which I should go forward! I would like to store the lat lon coord from the tracker to the db ...
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Solve Mysql Spatial error

Converting shp2mysql will leads an null value in geom filed. how to rectify the the problem. shp2mysql -s 32643 landuse landuse LIS >landuse.sql
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How to add MS SQL table using python console?

I have MS SQL Server 2008 R2 database. How to add MS SQL Table using python console in QGIS?
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how to use ArcGIS cloud hosted map with custom data from mysql

I have map hosted on ArcGIS.com which I can use and embed in my webpage. I have few tables with latitude-longitude in mysql. is there anyway I can add it as marker overlay layer on map taken from ...
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How can I improve my Ray casting algorithm?

I have been using the following function below which have been working well to decide if a point in the polygon but once I have many points which is building the polygon say over few thousand it seems ...
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Check Personal Geodatabase attribute against external MySQL database?

I have a Personal Geodatabase to which editors enter values from some field inputs. I would like some of the entries, eg Project No ( whose name is unique and has some some related attributes like ...
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Converting Heatmap into Grid of Points to regenerate less accurate Heatmap?

Question: How do you take a heatmap generated using a GIS software (arcgis, qgis...) and convert it into a uniform grid array of points which can be used to regenerate the heatmap (although with ...
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How to export Spatial data from MsSQL to MySQL using OpenSource/Free tools

I have a few tables with geometry fields in MsSQL Server 2008. I would like to export the whole table with data to MsSQL Server. Are there any open source/free tools that does this job?
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How to geocode addresses from MySQL and add them like markers to the Google map?

I'm using Google Maps API and Google Geocoding for geocoding addresses. I have table named 'users' and column named 'location' in MySQL database. Column 'location' contains addresses. I need to ...
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OpenLayers & MySQL

I have a MySQL database full of data about students (name, age, school, university, city, etc). What I want to do is to transform the data I got to markers on the map. To be more specific, I will for ...
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Different results given by PostGIS and MySQL?

I'm developing a spatial database of administrative areas. I started out with PostGIS, but as MySQL is being used in our other projects, I thought I would at least try to create a spatial-enabled ...