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 can I make a Postgres/PostGIS ST_Distance_sphere query more efficient?

Within Postgres/PostGIS I have written an SQL query to get the closest distance for each element within a point coordinate table from a polyline table. The query comes back and works correctly, but ...
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Local Coordinate System

I am currently evaluating the use of PostGIS (version 2.0) for: a project that will store 3D coordinates (x, y, z) data the data will have it's own local coordinate system which does not correspond ...
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Error when trying to run Create Extension postgis

I have installed PostgreSQL 9.x and PostGIS 1.5/2.0 several times and have never had this problem. I just got a new CentOS 6.3 server up and running and and I have Postgres 9.3 functioning as ...
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Routes Consult with pgrouting / openlayers [closed]

I'm starting with pgrouting. After suffering a bit unable to put the data in osm postgis using osm2po with the excellent tutorial http://anitagraser.com/2011/12/15/an-osm2po-quickstart/ ran the sql ...
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Not empty geometry having blank text

i'm having problem with geometry column, for some rows i have geometry with blank text, this query will describe more the problem : select geom, ST_AsGeoJSON(geom), ST_Isvalid(geom), ST_IsEmpty(geom) ...
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Import Shapefile on postgis doesn't show in QGIS

I'm currently working on a project about a database and some shapefiles. The database is built on PostGis with tables including some dots as geometry type columns. Once imported them on QGIS, I can ...
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Python Geoserver gsconfig create resource from Postgis store table

I've working Workspace and PostGIS store in GeoServer. I would like to use python and gsconfig to create new resource/new layer from existing PostGIS table, with: computing bbox, adding abstract, ...
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generate height data from DTED maps

I have 16 DTED maps of (1 degree x 1 degree). I have to generate combined height matrix of maximum 4 (1 degree x 1 degree) DTED maps in my C++ application. Can someone suggest to me which open source ...
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How to create a buffer on a linestring with varying or increasing/decreasing width

I want to buffer rivers/streams for a topographic map. I'm using a PostgreSQL/PostGIS database. Usually, I create buffer with ST_Buffer with a constant width. For example, the width of a river buffer ...
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Expression with postgis

I'm using mapserver and PostGis and I want to draw a geometric table in mapserver. The trouble is when I connect mapserver to PostGis and I want to draw the objects but in different colours. I mean I ...
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Having trouble connecting QGIS with postgres database with postgis extension

I am working on Ubuntu Precise with postgresql version 9.3 and postgis 2.0. After initially starting my postgres database and eventually getting permission errors that would prevent postgres from ...
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UpdateGeometrySRID and ST_Transform are the same thing?

UpdateGeometrySRID actually transforms the coordinate system of my data? For in the PostGIS documentation it appears the trim ST_Transform (Returns a new geometry with its coordinates transformed to ...
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Function ST_Transform postgis 2.0

I've read many forum posts on the function ST_Transform but unfortunately was unable to resolve my doubts so I posted a new question. I have a spatial table SRID = 101010 and want to transform it to ...
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Is there any random data generator supporting geometry in PostGIS?

I found few random data generators for PostgreSQL (such as this one), but none supporting PostGIS geometry type, other than point. Making points would be quite easy, but for lines with multiple nodes ...
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Empty geometry resulting from pgrouting function

Let me start by saying I'm assuming I'm missing something very silly but I can't see it. I have a table of points and I'm trying to generate a polygon around each point that estimates a maximum of ...
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Find out whether geography point lies within geography bounds

I have three points: Point A Point SW Point NE I want to know if Point A resides within the bounds determined by points SW (for south-west coordinates) and NE (for north-east coordinates). I've ...
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Cannot find my schemas in QGIS's “Add PostGIS layers”

When I connect to my PostGIS database using QGIS's Add PostGIS Layers, I see only public topology pg_catalog information_schema My other schemas that I have created are not shown here. Anyone else ...
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within using Hibernate Spatial

I'm doing this query using postgis and working properly SELECT "public".zona."id", "public".zona.zts FROM "public".zona WHERE ST_Within ( Geometry ( st_GeographyFromText ...
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How to have PostGIS 2.1 and the Python osgeo library installed together without compiling from source?

My python application makes heavy use of the osgeo library. We're looking to upgrade from PostGIS 1.5 to PostGIS 2.1, and I'm having issues. I'm installing packages from the Ubuntu GIS PPA. Before, ...
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ST_transform postgis

SQL within that zone is a point SELECT "public".zona.zts FROM "public".zona WHERE ST_Within ( ST_Transform ( ST_GeomFromText ( 'POINT(-30.033514 ...
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Can i install opengeo suite in VPS windows?

I want to quickly set up a gis server which i can use via internet .i guess opengeo suite is best for newcomer and also it has community edition . but if you think there is option let me know. I need ...
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rasterize a geography polygon using postgis 2.1

I am still bit new to Postgis 2.1. I am trying to rasterize a polygon, meaning that I have a polygon of Syria and I want to create an empty raster that contains the shape and geography reference of ...
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Break line into 100m segments

I have a line geometry in PostGIS and I am wondering how I would break the line into 100m segments. Is there a function for this?
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pgrouting pgr_drivingdistance() query gives inconsistent results

So I have been working on a query(with the help of other stackexchangers :)) to get the edges in an isochrone from a particular point and then update the count_events field of those edges by some ...
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Displaying 3D city model from PostGIS 3D backend

I know that openlayers doesnt support 3D yet. I heard about Kartograph has 3D features but Does Kartograph support reading data from backend database especially PostGIS? I would like to create a 3D ...
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How can I find the segment of a line that lies within a polygon using Postgis?

Given a "road", represented by a line, that crosses a "state", represented by a polygon: What is the SQL query I can use to find the segment of the road that is within the state? A concrete example. ...
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How to select the cross streets in postgis spatial table?

I've used ST_Intersects and ST_Crosses but between two different tables. I have a table of streets and intersections want to know them. For example select all streets that cross the Street A. Can ...
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query to get predicted location after traveling on pgrouting route for some hours, postgis 2, postgresql 9.3

I am using Postgis 2.0 on Postgresql 9.3 on Ubuntu 14.04 x64. I am trying to find an efficient way to fulfill this routing request. So I am able to get the shortest route using the source and target ...
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how do I create a RESTful PostGIS web Service Framework?

I have PostGIS tables that store vectors that want to show on Google Maps. Read the post http://gis.stackexchange.com/questions/22354/how-to-display-a-postgis-table-on-google-maps But one thing that ...
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Import raster to postgis and add a foreign key constraint

I use raster2pgsql to import raster files into a table with this command line: C:\Program Files\PostgreSQL\9.3\bin>raster2pgsql -s 4326 -M -F -a c:\temp\mun.tif public.basqui_raster | psql -U ...
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PostGIS2 have automatic BBOX indexing?

I need to compare millions of geometries by the && operator (BBOX). When CREATE TABLE see geometry type on PostGIS2, it do also something like INDEX ON t USING GIST(g)? or I need to express, ...
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Get latitude and longitude of each point forming a MultiLineString

A MultiLineString is formed by a sequence of points and each point has latitude and longitude. Use the sql below to get the latitudes and longitudes of each point so that my MultiLineString: SELECT ...
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how to build and install pgrouting-2.0 on postgresql-9.3 on ubutntu 12.04 Lts precise?

I try to build following instructions from this link https://github.com/pgRouting/pgrouting after downloading from the github. I have done the cmake command and there is my error output: ...
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PostgreSQL : how do I make this sum [closed]

I have this huge table with all the addresses of my country in it. Every house is an object, and there is a column for the streetname (or street ID) and a column for the housenumber. I want to make a ...
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How can I speed up these queries

I am trying to make some calculations using PostGIS and PostgreSQL. There are 3 important tables : wbn, wgo and wvb. These tables have about 500.000 objects in them (geometries). The problem is that ...
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PostGIS 3D Extrude function

I selected buildings from OSM (which represents my city). I insterted a new column 'height' and I filled with a random number exactly number 2, so every building have 2metres altitude. Buildings are ...
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3D functions with SFCGAL in PostGIS

I have this setup: "POSTGIS="2.1.2 r12389" GEOS="3.3.8-CAPI-1.7.8" PROJ="Rel. 4.8.0, 6 March 2012" GDAL="GDAL 1.9.2, released 2012/10/08" LIBXML="2.7.8" LIBJSON="UNKNOWN" TOPOLOGY RASTER" on ...
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Do I still have to use a template DB for PostGIS?

createdb mydb -T template_postgis Is this -T template_postgis still necessary in new versions of PostGIS? I never saw this db being different, it always has those 3 sql files you run there. Is this ...
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ST_Union to merge tables containing lines?

I have to build a street network with Postgis that will be used with pgrouting. I have two tables: 1) the_network (182 lines): is a MULTILINESTRING table. Having columns road_name (varchar) / ...
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Trying to understand / troubleshoot intersection behavior of postgis

I'm trying to calculate the percent of intersection between two polygons using postgis. I was able to do so successfully for 90% of my polygons, but about 1500 have very unexpected values. I ...
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Weird ST_Contains behaviour

I'm creating a polygon and then checks whether one of the origin points is contained inside the polygon. To my surprise, I get False (?!) What is wrong here? SELECT ST_contains(ST_GeomFromText('POINT ...
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Improve speed of PostGIS “nearest neighbor” query?

One of the features of the Python/Django/PostgreSQL web application I'm building is that a user will be able to see the 100 other users who are nearest to them, sorted by distance. I'm using PostGIS ...
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PostGIS: calculate width/length of rectangular surface

I have rectangular shaped surfaces (multipolylines) and I need to calculate the width and/or length.. they have a rectangular shape but they're not real rectangles. Is there a way to do this ?
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Start postgresql+postgis without installation on Windows

I have used Windows7x64 and want start PostgreSQL+POSTGIS without installation process. I copy PostgresSQl\9.1 folder from other laptop to c:\opt. I need create .bat file with enviroment variables and ...
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POSTGIS: function st_collect(geography) does not exist

I am trying to use some Geography functions, but I am getting an error that (all) functions are not existing. I have checked other Stackexchange posts (e.g. this one), but the solutions did not work ...
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PostgreSQL : question about SELECT .. WHERE .. = max()

If you have, for example; SELECT * FROM data WHERE line = min( (SELECT length FROM lines) ) AND number < 500; (It's just an example, not a real code) How does PostgreSQL react when the ...
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Postgis query not using the spatial index

I've been using postgres8.3/postgis1.5 for some time, and it works well. I've moved my entire database to a new, faster machine and upgraded to postgres9.3/postgis2.1 using pg_dump/postgis_restore.pl, ...
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Problems moving POSTGIS database from postgresql 8.3 to 9.3 using Navicat

I am using Navicat 11 to move a POSTGIS database from 8.3 to 9.3 on Mac OS X 10.9. I have installed PostgreSQL 9.3 and PostGIS with homebrew (brew install postgresql postgis) and everything looks ok. ...
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Problem with matching a buffer in Openlayers and the same buffer in PostGIS query

I am using a buffer tool to create a buffer on my base map in Openlayers. In addition to creating and visualizing this buffer, I pass the center point and radius to a query. The query collects all ...
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How to create random points in a polygon in PostGIS

I have a polygon layer, and would like to generate random points in each polygon. An initial searching in Google resulted this website which presents a function for this purpose: ...