Version 2.0 of PostGIS brought a heavy set of new extensions for the PostgreSQL object-relational database, adding greater support for spatial objects.

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How to run two PostGIS versions in parallel on Windows?

I'm trying to understand how to install PostGIS2.0 on Windows7. The PostGIS site has the following suggestions: PostGIS Experimental Binaries PostGIS 2.0.0SVN Binaries with Raster, Topology ...
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PostGIS intersect on insert?

I have a large amount of point data that I have in CSV form. I am able to insert it all into a PostGIS table no problem. What I want to do though, is split the data up on insert into multiple separate ...
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How to use pgRouting (pgr_drivingDistance) with GTFS?

I used gtfs2pgrouting to import gtfs data in postgresql, then I have these tables List of relations Schema | Name | Type | Owner --------+-------------+-------+---------- gtfs | ...
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Very poor performance of QGIS and PostGIS2. User error or feature?

I have a large table in Postgis2. It has >500 million polygon, line and point features all happily living in there and the table performs brilliantly in other GIS. I am now trying to just add that ...
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For which operations a PostGIS Geography index is useful?

I need to do KNN- and within-region queries for POI data. I store the POI locations in a geography column. Since I understand that ST_DISTANCE doesn't use the geography index, I added a geometry index ...
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tinyows failing to connect to postgresql - Ident authentication failed for user “postgres”

I'm getting the above error on a new and local tinyows installation on Centos 6. Postgresql 9.2, PostGIS 2.0. I can connect to PostGreSQL locally and from my LAN using several other methods (psql, ...
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“Schema does not exist” error trying to load raster using raster2pgsql

I receive a "schema does not exist" error when trying to load a raster to a PostGIS database (see full error at the bottom). The schema does exist in the database. This is the syntax I'm using: ...
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Can't view PostGIS rasters after changing schemas

I have loaded a few rasters into the Public schema of a PostGIS 2.0 database. Using the db manager in QGIS 1.8.0 I can add the rasters to the map canvas. After moving the rasters to another schema in ...
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Does OSM2po handle squares and places?

OSM2po is converting data from OSM to postgresql. But how is it handled with places or squares? Not every places, square has pedestrian way routes on it. But for routing I need nodes and pedestrians ...
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PostGIS, distance between two users

I have a simple table (location_test) with three column (name, geom , jid). geom is a geometry column with SRID 27700. I set the user's geometry position with: UPDATE location_test SET geom = ...
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Travelling salesperson in pgRouting without starting point

I'm a beginner with PostGIS and it's the first time I try pgRouting. I work for a regional transit agency and I'm trying to develop a mean to evaluate the easiness or difficulty to offer a bus ...
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Routing from individual start point to individual destination point

I'm doing routing on android using OpenStreetMap. The routing is working well. But the problem is that I do not know how to use the individual points of the user. I use osm2po to convert the OSM data ...
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PostGIS raster functions aspect and slope slow

I am trying to compute the raster and slope values from a DGM table (8184 x 5159) imported from tif file tiled in 500x500 tiles. In my query in which I merge the DGM table with a vector (point type) ...
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Hitting Memory Limits of PostGIS ST_ConcaveHull / Incomplete Shrink Wrap

I am trying to use PostGIS 2.0 on Postgres 8.4 to do some mapping. I am working with the NOAA Shapefiles, specifically their US States & Territories file located here: ...
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How to install PostGis on EC2 micro-instance

I tried to install PostGIS on my Amazon EC2 microinstance using sudo yum install postgis2 and got following error message: $ sudo yum install postgis2 Loaded plugins: ...
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Help loading Raster to PostGIS 2 .0

Similar questions have been asked, but since my reputation is not enough I am unable to comment on answers. (The following is from an answer by nickves for this question Loading raster data to ...
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Compare features in PostGIS with updating attributes

I have two polygonal layers: "existing" and "modified". Attribute table of "existing" and "modified" layers have same column "feature_id" - number of feature. Please help me create query which write ...
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How to compute the distance from the beginning of a line for every points using postgis

I have a line, for which I need to know, for every point that compose it, what is the distance from the beginning. The data is stored in PostGis 2.0 For example, for the line with the point a, b, c, ...
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How to find the intersection point of polygon geometry and multilinestring geometry in postgis

I have a polygon geometry and multilinestring geometry. How do i find the intersection of both these geometries. Both the geometries are in same reference system. Does st_intersection gives me the ...
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Speeding up raster to point set function

I have written the following function that takes a raster (always non-skewed) and returns a set of points. As I'm executing it millions of times in my queries, I'd like for it to be super-optimized ...
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How to connect Postgis database with/in Remote Servers…?

I am preparing a 'Web based map' application using 'Geoserver-Openlayers-Postgis'... Now, I am trying to connect my Postgis database(located at 10.50.110.11 location) with the following command from ...
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Using PostGIS for a large trajectory dataset

I have a spatial trajectory dataset which basically contains about 10E6 (lat,lon,time)-tuples, grouped together by an identifier so they form trajectories. Currently, SQLite is used to store the raw ...
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Optimize ST_CoveredBy performance

I have a PostGIS 2.0.3 table with 113,862 records with multipolygons represented both as geometry and geography. There is a gist index on each of them. I'm running the following queries: SELECT *, ...
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pgRouting Win 7 installation problem

I have run into a problem installing pgRouting. Following Anita Grasers guide, I have gotten as far as to execute the three .sql files. The first sql file (routing_core) runs fine, but for the second ...
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Force a collection of unknown number of points to be a polygon

I am working with point clusters and want to create the rough shape of the cluster in the form of a polygon using ST_ConvexHull(). I'm having problems with single outliers though, as they don't ...
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Difference between st_length() and st_m()

My question is about the differences between st_length() and st_m() in postgis. The reason I ask this is because in a MultiLineString I can´t calculate st_m(), but I can st_length(). Thanks.
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How to properly use PostGIS with Maps

First time using PostGIS in an app. Target: - Get Heat Map of customers from address table using leaflet.js and heatmap.js Have DB called store_dev. Installed OSM Bright from Mapbox in it. Have a ...
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how to split a line by a point which is on the line but not in the linestring itself?

i need some help with the following: i have a linestring - geom i have $lat,$lon (using some php syntax) i have an osm table with the roads geom, i am trying to get closest point, and then split ...
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How to publish PostGIS Rasters in Geoserver?

What is the best solution to publish postgis rasters using Geoserver? I have spent a lot of time trying to create a Raster datasource using Image Mosaic JDBC but with no luck. Steps performed: 1. ...
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Working with ambiguous AddGeometryColumn functions

I'm using PostGIS to add geometry columns to tables, but keep receiving the error: ERROR: function addgeometrycolumn(character varying, character varying, integer, character varying, integer) is not ...
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How to load a raster from in-memory bitmap (not from file) into PostgreSQL

I have a bitmap in memory that I would like to load as a raster to PostgreSQL. An unfavorable option is saving the bitmap to file and then use raster2pgsql, but as we have several cameras that ...
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blank preview image for ImageMosaicJDBC (postgis raster) layer [duplicate]

In geoserver, while publishing ImageMosaicJDBC layer seems no problem, the preview of this layer does not give me an meaningful overview image, only a blank image with the correct lat lon extend. Also ...
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Unable to Add Features to PostGIS Layer in Quantum GIS 2

I am testing out Quantum GIS 1.9-master and I've noticed that I am only able to add features to a PostGIS 2.0 layer if that layer is in a schema with the same name as my login. For example, if my ...
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How to populate the geometry column in a PostGIS table?

After loading a polygon shapefile into PostGIS, the geometry column (geom) is blank for several features. In one case, only a single feature has the geometry calculated and all others are blank. I'm ...
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Are there strategies for dealing with TopologyException errors in PostGIS 2?

Are there strategies for dealing with TopologyException errors in PostGIS 2? Nearly every function I run against two geometries results in a TopologyException (e.g. ST_Intersection, ST_SymDifference). ...
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How to split line layer at polygons' boundary of a polygon layer?

I have a line layer and a polygon layer in PostgreSQL 9.2, PostGIS 2.0. How can I split every line each time it crosses a polygon's boundary?
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How to speed up query through view in postgis?

I want to set up a postgis database that have some base tables, then the users interact with them through views (which restrict their viewable and acessible regions). The server runs PostgreSQL 9.2 ...
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Emergency Services: How to optimize routing by measured travel time?

I would like to optimize the service areas / catchment areas for an emergency service. Therefore, I have several measurement points on the streetmap, where people have stopped the travel time from ...
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PostGIS SQL query to find a polygon that intersects with a line

I need to build a PostGIS query that would select every polygon inside an area the river is flowing through. I'd better describe with an example below: There is a river (blue line) flowing through ...
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How do I convert MultiLines to MultiPolygons using Postgis

In postgis I'm using the following query to buffer lines to polygons: UPDATE rivers SET poly = ST_Multi(ST_Buffer(lines, 0.01)) where id = 1; The column 'lines' is a MultiLine and the column ...
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Joining layers with respective elements with PostGIS Topology

Recently I have started using PostGIS topology extension, but I have some difficulties in understanding how the structure works: One of the key points is the use of "layer"s: as of what I understand, ...
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Getting a “java.lang.OutOfMemoryError” error while importing raster files from PostGIS to Geoserver

I am trying to import raster data from PostGIS to GeoServer. I follow the instructions given on this link. ...
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error in loading raster tiles on postgreSQL [duplicate]

I am trying to import raster data from PostGIS to GeoServer. I follow the instructions given on this link. ...
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Snapping start- and end nodes of lines to other lines in PostGIS

There are plenty examples that show how to snap lines to points, but I haven't been able to find any (fast!) way of snapping the start- and end nodes of line strings to nodes of other lines. ...
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How to find lat/lon values for every pixel in a GeoTIFF file?

I want to a store GeoTIFF file pixel by pixel in the database. I need to store pixel values along with the lat/lon of that pixel on the GeoTIFF image. Is it possible to do that?
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Calculating points in the USDA's Cropland Data Layer coordinate system

I need to integrate against the USDA's cropland data layer. They've got a demo and some API docs. The important query I need to run is this, given an (x, y) of say (1551459.363, 1909201.537): ...
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operator does not exist: geometry <#> geometry

I'm running PostGIS 2.0 for PostGreSQL 9.2, and I have a customer who wants to know how close a provided geometry is to the nearest feature in a table. So I'm playing around with the "<->" and ...
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Postgis 2: Polygon/MultiPolygon in a single column

Storing MultiPolygon and Polygon features in a single column used to be as simple as not creating or removing the geometry type check constraint. Is there a similar simple fix in PostGIS 2?
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How can I check if a multipolygon can be represented as a simple polygon?

I have a large (30m+ records) spatial data set I have imported into a PostGIS database. I did not expect to find multipolygons in the data set, but it does have a few of them. I'd like to take a ...
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PostGIS: Convert meters to arbitrary spatial reference units?

I'm writing a query that needs to be able to work with data of any SRID. The basic problem is very simple - I get two pieces of information: A point (SRID = 900913) A distance (unit = meters) I ...