PostGIS is an extension for the PostgreSQL object-relational database that adds support for geographic objects.

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System requirement specification for Big Data Postgesql, PostGIS, and GeoServer based service

I want to start a GIS portal for around 3000-5000 visitors per day. MY database will be of an approximate size of 10 Terrabytes. The maps and layers are moderately complex, satellite-map overlay is ...
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User locking postgres/postigs table without privileges

I have a PostgreSQL 8.4.4 database with PostGIS 1.4.2 and I am experiencing a problem where an external GIS system (using embedded CadCorp SIS 7.0) is connecting to the database and taking Access ...
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I have a database in PostGIS, is possible using CartoDB? or I need another map server?

I have a data base in PostgreSQL/PostGIS, and I want to offer to my users a way of visualize it, Is it CartoDB the best option? It is possible? Or which is the best option around? (Please provide ...
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Geoserver WFS Fails to Load in OpenLayers

I'm working with Postgis->Geoserver->openlayers on localhost. I followed a Geoserver tutorial to import some nyc sample data into my postgres/postgis database and link it to Geoserver. The layer ...
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Is there Open Source equivalent to Collector for ArcGIS to use with QGIS/PostGIS?

From my reading of the Esri web pages the Collector for ArcGIS is tightly tied to that platform. I would be delighted to learn that I am wrong about this. I have a strong interest in generic mobile ...
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ST_SplitRight() in PostGIS?

I am looking to split a shapefile via a line. I am interested only in the feature that lies to the right of the line; exactly what ST_SplitRight does here. Do any of you know of a way to do this in ...
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What is wrong with how I am using ST_Within?

I am learning postgis 2.1. I created a postgis table from a shapefile and imported it into the DB. It made a table like this: db=# \d districts ... geog | ...
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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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Increase Map Availability in Geoserver [duplicate]

I have an application which access same map from two geoserver using loadbalancing concept the map is accessed using WMS service. where the two geoserver connected to a single same POSTGIS database. ...
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How to emulate Google Maps driving directions using pgRouting?

Would like to emulate google maps' driving directions functionality but use pgRouting instead. google's data over the project area & scale is quite a bit off so we want to use our own transport ...
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Postgis add Geography to function()?

i was wondering im getting different results when using geography() on different positions within a query. So, whats the most accurate way of forcing geography() over a functions with geometry ...
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How to create a circle in PostGIS?

I'm using PostGIS 1.5.2, with geometries in SRID:900913. I need create a circles using a list of points as centre, with a radius of 600 kilometers. I'm using this query: INSERT INTO circles (geom) ( ...
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PostgreSQL : send all rows of a table to a function [migrated]

I have a table with one column (double precision numbers). I also have made a function (with double precision numbers as input and output), and I want to send every value of my table to the function, ...
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PostGIS ST_MapAlgebra Assistance

I would like to perform the equivalent of the below ArcGIS raster calculator equation in PostGIS using the ST_MapAlgebra function and return it as a tif using ST_AsTIFF. Con(("Sol_gain_clipped.tif" ...
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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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PyQGIS loading layer style with PostGIS

I'm loading layer styles from .qml files in a Python plugin. I'm about to switch to loading them from a non-local postgreSQL db. I've been looking at the (from QgsVectorLayer (v2.2)) ...
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osm2pgsql Error: operator class “gist_geometry_ops” does not exist for access method “gist”

When using osm2pgsql to import massachusetts-latest.osm.bz2 into PostGIS 2.0.1 database osm (running on PostgreSQL 9.1 on an Ubuntu 12.04), I get the error failed: ERROR: operator class ...
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ESRI projection to SRID?

I am looking at MapX and MapY coordinates. The docs say they are "truncated State Plane coordinates: NAD 1983 State Plane Louisiana South FIPS 1702 (US Feet)." I am trying to reproject into a common ...
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ST-Links convert Feature Class to DB Table error

I'm using ArcMap with the ST-Links SpatialKit Conversion tool to convert a Feature Class to a DB Table. But I'm getting an error: ERROR: 42601: type modifier is not allowed for type "geometry". I ...
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Mapserver mapfile with multiple layers that pull from postgis only gives broken image

I'm trying to use this mapfile that I made: MAP IMAGETYPE PNG EXTENT -90.000124 41.000032 -88.000044 42.000035 SIZE 1600 800 IMAGECOLOR 255 0 1 OUTPUTFORMAT NAME png DRIVER AGG/PNG ...
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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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PHP PostGIS to geoJSON missing required parametar error

I'm using this PHP PostGIS to geoJSON script: https://gist.github.com/bmcbride/1913855 But I keep getting this error: 'missing required parameter: geotable' This is my code: # Retrive URL ...
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How to sample a 3D raster along a 3D path (or 4D raster along 4D path)?

I have a 3d raster dataset of atmospheric variables (lat x lon x altitude). I would like to sample this raster dataset along a 3d path. Any idea how I can achieve this, preferable with qgis or ...
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Setup a map server that runs from USB to whatever computer it is connected?

I would like to have a USB that I can bring with me to any computer. That USB should hold a map server, so that the client computer wont need internet and avoid using OSM or Google maps or any other ...
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Double version of PostGIS installed on my server

For some reason I messed up an installation of Postgis on my PostgreSQL 9.2.8 server. I had version 2.0.3 installed and when I tried to upgrade to 2.1 it did so. The problem comes when I dump the ...
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clustering points in postgresql to create contour map

UPDATE: To try to make this a little more simple, is it possible to create a query which selects a group of points such that each point in the group is at most X units away from at least one other ...
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PostGIS 2.1 error install with shared object (rtpostgis-2.1.so") Linux Mint

I've Installed Linux Mint 16 mate and install PostGIS with PostGreSQL (I've tried many ways in the Internet from original source to some suggestion) but all is too error: " ERROR: could not load ...
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How <-> operator work?

I'm doing a search to find links close to a point. The problem is if i limit to 20 result i found the closer link at 6mts but if i limit to 10 result that link doesnt appear and the closest link is ...
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Create isochrone from multiple start points

I want to create an isochrone. For this I could use the pgr_drivingDistance function with pgRouting (http://docs.pgrouting.org/dev/src/driving_distance/doc/index.html) but it only takes one start ...
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PostGIS does not export shortest path to Shapefile

I am trying to draw a bunch of lines overlaying the globe map in a WGS84 projection. To this effect I have created a PostGIS DB with a table that has one column containing linestring data. My problem ...
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Geometry errors when importing data from ESRI file geodatabase to PostGIS

When I run the following command to import by data from an ESRI fgdb to postgis... ogr2ogr -f "PostgreSQL" -a_srs "EPSG:28355" -t_srs "EPSG:3857" PG:"dbname=tp_test user=postgres port=54321 ...
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In PostGIS, how do I merge a multilinestring into a single linestring, keeping the pieces in proper order?

I have a multilinestring made up of several pieces, some of which are facing the wrong direction. (Accessible here: http://pastebin.com/89Zcixv5 ) I think what I'm looking for is some utilization of ...
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How can I GROUP BY linear spatial clusters with PostGIS?

I have a series of points in a horizontal line, arranged into discrete spatial clusters by the underlying data pattern. Here's an example of what they look like: How can I use PostGIS to group them ...
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PostGIS Type Modifier Error

I'm trying to work an example from the "PostGIS Cookbook" and I'm getting an error I don't understand. I'm running the example using Postgres.app on a MacBook. Postgres.app is running PostgreSQL ...
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Hibernate Spatial 4 and Postgis 2.0

I'm having some issues integratings this technologies: Hibernate Spatial 4.0-M1 Postgis 2.0.2 (with compiled jdbc 2.0.2) Hibernate 4.1.1 The specific error is: Caused by: ...
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How to use Mapserver+Openstreetmap for tracking service effectively?

I have got Asset tracking installations for many clients. The availability of GIS map data for every client location seems to be the tough part. I have got a MapServer WMS installation. Can I use OSM ...
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pgAdmin vs psql

I have downloaded postgreSQl 9.3 and Postgis 2.1 recently as an educational adventure and have been working with both through the pgAdminIII interface. I haven't used psql yet when working with my ...
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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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Can you do ST_Transform on geographies?

I am brand new to postgis. I just learned that geometries model simple cartesian objects and that geographies model shapes on the surface of the earth. I have a bunch of data in columns X and Y of a ...
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Postgis 1.4 - Obtain closest point of point over polylines layer (without st_ClosestPoint)

I´ve got a polylines layer (pipes) and a points layer (valves) and In Postgis 1.4 I would like to obtain the closest points but exactly on the closest polyline. In other words, i need to locate each ...
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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 add a Geoserver WFS layer with data imported from PostGIS to OpenLayers?

I know that there are very similar answers to my question but I just can't find how to solve this problem, so I am wondering if my case is different or if I am doing something wrong here. I am trying ...
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Merging OSM files with OSMOSIS and import to Postgres with OSM2PGSQL

I have a problem merging and then importing two OSM files. I downloaded to distinct .osm-files from cloudmade. They are not sharing any geographical attribute (as the first is the country Monaco, the ...
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How to Export Feature GeoJSON from PostGIS

I'd like to do a GeoJSON dump of a PostGIS table, but I want to export features (the geometry and the properties) not just the geometry. I've been digging into the ST_AsGeoJSON function but it looks ...
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Help with postgis on mapserver

just set up my mapserver on Ubuntu - all good. Downloaded this tutorial and it works fine: http://download.osgeo.org/mapserver/docs/mapserver-tutorial.zip I've tried adding a PostGIS layer to the ...
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Does the psql prompt have a working directory in the file system?

I am learning postgis. This tutorial says "Navigate to where you downloaded the shapefile." Does that mean navigate to this location in the #psql prompt or navigate to this location with the $propmt? ...
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How to speed up a query for nearest linestring to point data

I have processed a Strahler stream order layer with a lot of river linestrings (type: Multilinestring) and their corresponding strahler number (see information here). Besides I have a point layer. I ...
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PostgreSQL : Question about dropping tables inside funtions

I am writing a PostgreSQL code where I have a function wich is used multiple times in a single query with different input values. Inside the function I create some tables and use them. What is the ...
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Openlayers wfs no fid being passed from tinyows

I have a webapp - OpenLayers<->tinyows<->postgis. With 1 layer I have a problem. On localhost all works well - here is a snip of the xml I get back: <gml:featureMember> <tows:trad ...
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PostGIS : check if 2 lines are at contrary sides of third line

I am looking for a workflow to select a line on the condition that it is located on the contrary side of a middle line. So there are 3 lines (2 are given, 1 I want to select). I don't need you guys ...