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Convert Shapefile to MySql

I have used Grass GIS imported a .shp file; I now want to export this file to MySQL. I understood that MySQL will contain the function of all three the files necessary in a Shape file system (.shp - ...
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How can i symbolize a map dynamically by data stored in mysql database in many tables (these tables have relationship through Primary Key and FK)

How can i symbolize a map dynamically by data stored in mysql database in many tables (these tables have relationship through Primary Key and FK). For instance "Disease Name"(chosen from drop down ...
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Does MySQL only support bounding boxes calculations instead of the real polygon geometry?

Within our company we are deciding which DBMS we will use to store spatial data. IT wants MySQL with the Spatial extension because there is already knowledge about handling MySQL DB. We are doing ...
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What constitutes a valid spatial layer when connecting QGIS to MySQL?

I'm trying to work with a MySQL 5.5 table using QGIS 1.8. I can do "Add Vector Layer", choose "Database", and successfully connect to the MySQL connection I previously set up. QGIS shows me a ...
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Problem connecting QGIS to MySQL [closed]

I'm trying to create a new vector layer and store it in a MySql-database, but when I test the connection I get an error with no detailed information at all. If I give an erroneus password I get a ...
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How to do Reverse Geocoding from MySQL/PostGIS Sql ???

I want to do reverse geocoding from MySQL or PostGIS SQL. I have shapefile up to town level of India. So I have a geometry boundary for each town. What I want is to first find the nearest point ...
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Drop Markers and MarkerCluster together from database

I've been working on my map which gets it's details from a MySQL database. I use MarkerCluster Plus to cluster my markers but would like to add the drop animation to it. I found this thread, but ...
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How to get only one feature from MySQL?

I would like to get only one feature from a MySQL database. What am I currently doing? I use the Add Vector Layer functionality in QGis to get the features (polygons) from the MySQL database. They ...
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How to change the path to the mysql socket in Quantum GIS?

I would like to use Mysql in QGIS. But when I want to create a new connection to the database (Add Vector Layer), I can't connect because QGIS is looking for /tmp/mysql.sock But I'm using XAMPP ...
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How to access mysql data from python built-in console?

I'm writing a QGIS Plugin, and somewhere I want to present data from a MySQL database. It's simple data(strings,etc), not Geospatial, or vector data. I'm familiar with querying databases from python ...
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How to overlay points from MySQL served by Geoserver on an Openlayers map?

This might be a very basic question as I am new to GeoServer. What I am trying to do: I have a MySQL table that stores data attached to a spatial point and have latitude and longitude columns to ...
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Is it possible to show markers from MySQL database with Javascript?

I'm interested if it's possible to show markers (latit, longit) from MySQL database with Javascript libraries like Leaflet?
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Find points within a distance using MySQL

I have a mySQL table with user name, latitude and longitude of the user. I would like to get a list of user who are inside the circle or square of a given latitude and longitude with given distance. ...
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How can I Transfer mysql wkt directly into a postgis table?

I have wkt geometry data in mysql stored in blob format. I need to get this data into a postgis db and am looking for the quickest-easiest way to do it. I have managed to select the data "ASTEXT" but ...
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How to populate ESRI GeoPortal programmatically?

I'm trying to find either some documentation or an example of how to manually populate the GeoPortal metadata datastore. I'm using a MySQL backend. Given a ISO XML file I can manually harvest it but ...
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How to make some constraint to be evaluated first in mysql?

SELECT BusinessID FROM tableauxiliary WHERE MBRContains( GeomFromText ( 'MULTIPOINT(-6.1928749092968 106.7651250907,-6.1771250907032 106.7808749093)' ), ...
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Drawing polyline that grows as the car moves by taking data from MySql and PHP in Google API

I wanted to show the polyline on google Map as car moves with animation (like in this site: http://econym.org.uk/gmap/example_cartrip2.htm) by taking data from MySQL and PHP. For that i refered the ...
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Implementing custom (Vincenty/Haversine formula) functions for MySQL vs Using PostGIS?

I currently am using MySQL for all of my relational data. I have hit a crossroads with geo calculations. Since, MySQL does not have good support for spatial functions, I am contemplating on using ...
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Reference materials for learning Google API V3 with PHP and MySQL (tracking)

I am new to this Google API. Now i wanted to learn Google API with PHP and MySQL. Actually i wanted to create an application that will track x,y coordinates coordinates on real time bases for ...
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MySQL GeoSpatial function for ST_Distance_Spheroid? Metric used in return Type of GLength?

Is there a ST_Distance_Sphere, ST_Distance_Spheroid equivalent function in MySQL's GeoSpatial Support? If not, any way to emulate this? What is the metric used in return type of ...
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How to speed up this simple MySQL points in the box query

MySQL doesn't have nearest neighbor search so. So I try to come up with a "distance" that's reasonable so the number of returned query is around 20-200. That way innodb doesn't have to compute ...
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Establishing a MySQL connection in ArcGIS 10

Is it possible to create a connection to a MySQL database in ArcGIS 10?
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Trigger geocoding without having to visit page

I'm using Google's geocoder to store results in database then display them on a map on another page. The problem is that each company profile page needs to be visited before it's geocoded. Is there a ...
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MySQL SQL command to find points within a rectangle with spatial extension and index [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: how to find 20 closest points efficiently How to find points, sort them based on closeness, and get 1-20, 21-40, etc. Efficiently using Myisam and mysql Actually I ...
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how to find 20 closest points efficiently

Say I want to find 20 closest business near me. My table structure is like this: BusinessID varchar(250) utf8_unicode_ci No None Browse distinct values Change Drop ...
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Why is GeoNetwork not displaying any maps?

I've just installed GeoNetwork 2.6.4 on CentOS 6.2 using MySQL as the database backend. Now, when I go to the web interface, I see the main web site, but no maps are displayed. On the geonetwork ...
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shp2MySQL GIS Import Coordinates Not Correct

I'm attempting to import the Chicago Neighborhood Boundaries into a MySQL database from the shape files available at ...
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Map Coordinates to Neighborhoods from MySQL Table

I have a MySQL database with a set of coordinates and a shape file (Zillow Neighborhood Database for Chicago) containing the boundaries for each neighborhood which I have converted to a spatial ...
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Calculate MBR envelope for different geometry shapes in different rows

I have some different kinds of geometry (Polygons and line strings) stored in my mysql database. On different rows. I know I can retrieve the envelope of one row with: SELECT Envelope(zoneShape) FROM ...
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Accessing coordinates of polygon

I have designed a polygon in a web page and the coordinates are stored in the database of the type polygon. However when I check the database, I find GEOMETRY - 120B under polygon field. What does ...
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Adding MySQL to Geoserver for Non-Spatial Data

I need to connect to a MySql table, which has all the attribute values and the lat & long. I am using a GeoServer Suite to host my raster and so felt the best way to go about it would be to add ...
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MySQL to GeoJSON - Formatting Issue

I'm trying to make a select on a mysql table and then write it out to a geojson file. I'm getting close but there are a few issues. Here's what I have so far: <?php require("dbinfo.php"); // ...
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refactoring an XSLT processor with minor changes

having an extremely large xml-file - which is derived from the field of geo informatics. i got it from a German subsite or the OpenStreetMap-Project: the Geograpical-Engineering-site that deilvers a ...
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How to add polygon in MySQL database

I have a table which contains an field zoneShape of the type Polygon. When inserting some geometry in this field, in phpmyadmin it says: affected 1 row. The row is added, but the geometry field says ...
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MySQL: Query the envelope (mbr, extents) of a spatial table?

this question provides a solution to get the evelope (aka: mbr, aka: extents) of a spatial table in PostGIS, but I'm having trouble doing the same in MySQL. The ogr MySQL driver does this, and a ...
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Android GIS - Reverse Geocode using Shapefile (.shp)

I want to develop an Android application. I'm still a newbie here. What I want is to develop my app just like a GIS that can implement reverse geocoding. So I can put in lat / lon coordinates and ...
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How to Geocode 300,000 addresses on the fly?

I have a database which has 300,000 address, which are to be shown on map. I know if I geo-code all the address it will be too expensive for me. So I was wondering if it is possible to geo-code the ...
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mysql database of bars, pubs and restaurants in the united states and maybe canada

I am mostly seeking Bars and Pubs but Restaurants are a very nice bonus. I need a database with zipcode, city, state, longitude, latitude, establishment name, establishment contact information, maybe ...
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Creating database for climate data with MySQL

I'm working on a project using climate data and MySQL. Before I start to work, what's your advice on the best way to complete this task. I plan on using the following workflow: Analyse the ...
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Import MySQL Spatial vector layer in QGIS

I have a spatial table called 'places' in MySQL, with a spatial column 'pt' (point). I tried to import it in QGIS and no points appear. I created a view 'places_as_text' which reproduces the table but ...
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MySQL Query to fetch all cities and POI's near the route

I'm implementing alghorithm to search POI near the route (array of Lat, Long points). My problem is that I don't know how to calculate distance beetween line segment and POI. Look at picture that I ...
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Data types for storing lng/lat in MySQL

I'm storing a large list of lnt/lat points in a MySQL database. At the moment these are projected points for the UK in M, but in the long term I would like to make sure that I can store the ...
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Comparing TIGERLine 2006 (and prior) With New Shapefile Format

I have created a geo database using MySQL and the TIGERLine data files available from the US Census. This is actually an MSSQL database I created that I've transfered to MySQL. Everything works ...
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Is it possible to query a MySQL database using the results from map.getBounds() with Google Maps API v3?

I have a MySQL database that contains a large number of polygons, one for each district on a map. They are all quite complicated and it's unrealistic to simply load them all at once. I've looked into ...
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Moving from MapInfo to web mapping

I use MapInfo and have a lot of data in .tab format that I would like to put into a database in order to access it through a website. I would like to continue using MapInfo as my GIS programme and ...
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Best GeoDjango MySQL workaround for distance queries

I'm using mysql 5.1.50, so the distance QuerySet method is not available to me. Here is my model: class Location(models.Model): name = models.CharField(max_length='100') point = ...
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Poor Performance when using Spatial Indexes in MySQL

Re-post of a question asked on Stack Overflow when it was suggested this would be a better forum. I'm trying a little experiment at pushing a data set which is not geo-spatial but fits it quite well ...
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Loading Tiger 2010 Edge Shape File w/ ogr2ogr Produces Reversed Latitude and Longitude

I'm attempting to build a MySQL database that will allow me to reverse geo-code addresses using the MBR functions within MySQL. I've downloaded the latest set (2010) of TIGER edge shape files from ...
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Would PostGIS offer an advantage over MySQL for a produce farm application?

I have a web app that stores the locations of farms in West Michigan. You can search for a product (e.g. "broccoli") and it will show you all the farms that grow that product. Right now I'm using ...
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How to calculate distance between two locations using stored procedure in MySQL?

I have a database with locations with its lat and long coordinates. The area of locations is quite small with lots of them quite near each other. Im using this stored procedure in my project. ...