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Performance in calculating raster statistics in PostGIS

I'm trying to calculate raster statistics (min, max, mean) for each polygon in a vector layer using PostgreSQL/PostGIS. This GIS.SE answer describes how to do this, by calculating the intersection ...
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Load partial shapefile into Postgis / GeoDjango project

I have a shapefile with Canadian postal codes, but am only looking to load a small subset of the data. I can load the entire data file and use SQL or Django queries to prune the data, but the load ...
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How to generate one geojson file from several rows in Postgres/PostGIS?

I have a table with geospatial objects, in particular, polygons. I know that I can generate from one row a geoJSON string using ST_AsGeoJSON(http://www.postgis.org/docs/ST_AsGeoJSON.html). But I would ...
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How to convert WKB to radians or utm in postgresql?

I am using PostgreSQL with postgis, the geometries are in UTM and stored as WKB with several shapes types (point, polygon, linestring...). Is there a way to convert the WKB to a list of points in ...
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St_OffSetCurve with self-crossing lines

I have about 50,000 linestrings in PostGIS. They represent routes along roads. But I want them to be (roughly) pavements (aka sidewalks) instead. So I need to move all the lines 3 metres to the left ...
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I am having Problem with my geoserver using URL

I am having problem when I am Requesting following URL in GeoServer /geoserver/wfs?REQUEST=GetFeature&VERSION=1.1.0&typename=Final&propertyname=name I am getting following error ...
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Selecting a bounded area within a raster

I am new to postgresql. I have imported a 256kb sample raster (.tiff) into postgres with tilesize 100x100. Now I need to select the area (rectangle) from the center of the image using sql query. Then ...
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PostGIS extension not available in Postgresql list

I have installed Postgresql 9.2 from graphical installer in Ubuntu 13.10 and Install PostGIS 2.0.3 through StackBuilder. All things went smooth. But it is not possible to create PostGIS database as ...
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Pgrouting functions and geoms type not found. Install failed?

I have installed a postgresql 9.1 and postgis 2.0 from source. I couldn't launch this : # Add pgRouting launchpad repository ("stable" or "unstable") sudo add-apt-repository ...
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How to install Postgresql and postgis on Ubuntu 13.10? [duplicate]

Dear all open GIS geeks, I have upgraded my OS from Ubuntu 12.10 to 13.10. I had a clean installation of 13.10 version. Can someone please suggest which version of Postgresql and PostGIS can be ...
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How to add sfcgal to an already postgis enabled database

I have a postgres 9.1 database with postgis 2.1, and I recently needed to add sfcgal to it, so i rebuilt postgis 2.1, but I can't find out how to update the postgis extension in postgres without ...
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How can this Postgresql be solved [closed]

I am new in Postgrsql. I am trying to Insert few records in a column. I have a where condition. I am trying the following code INSERT INTO table_name(column_one) VALUES ('1000') (SELECT * ...
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PostGIS ST_Contains Function Error

I am running the below query and try to identify the end point of a line with gid 338 on the polygon's boundary with gid 1456 but got some error message: SELECT public.st_contains((Select ...
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Identify the direction of traveling road segment

I'm using pgRouting to find the least congested path using time as the cost metric. I am using average speed between two nodes to calculate time taken to travel in a segment. In pgRouting there is a ...
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Missing libraries when upgrading to PostGIS 2.1 and PostgreSQL 9.3.1 using homebrew

In the process of upgrading my PostgreSQL from version 9.2.4 to 9.3.1 (via homebrew on OS X) I came across an odd problem. These are the steps I took so far PostgreSQL, PostGIS and required ...
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Postgres casting between varchar and double precision suddenly stopped working

I have been importing data into PostgreSQL tables all day using ogr2ogr and then spatially enabling the data with no issues up to now. I have been cutting and pasting the code and this is what I have ...
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Postgresql Connection issue “unexpected EOF on client connection”

I'm using Tomcat, Apache (for Load Balencing),OpenLayers - 2.11,GeoServer 2.13, ExtJS 3.4, PostgreSQL 8.4,PostGIS 1.5 and Java for developing GIS based web applications. I have 2 Server. Server1 ...
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How to create linestrings with a definite angle and length, that are fixed to a point

I want to create linestrings with a definite angle (e.g. 160°) and length (e.g. 2m) that are fixed to a number of points of another linestring. So, I want to use the ST_DumpPoints function to find the ...
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Is it possible to have run-time dynamic table updates to visualization using javascript interacting with postgis and geoserver

I have an idea of/have seen implementations, of dynamic map retrieval/updating using wms on openlayers by using updates to a postgis database which was hooked into geoserver and having a refresh ...
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Migrating to the use of databases over shapefiles in QGIS

I mostly use ArcGIS at work and am digging into QGIS at home and for my business. At work we are phasing out the use of shapefiles and moving towards geodatabases. So I am thinking I should look into ...
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Can't connect QGIS 2.0 to postgresql 9.3 remote server with postgis 2.1 [duplicate]

I am trying to connect qgis to my postgresql server using the add postgis layer option in qgis dufour. I am not getting any details from qgis other then 'connection failed check settings.' However, ...
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PostgreSQL Queries, how can I handle logic and complex mathematical functions to update a column

I have a Postgres Table of u and v wind velocity components as follows: ugrid vgrid -2.7 -6 -2 -6.3 -1.7 -6.4 I need to calculate the speed and direction as per the JScript Psuedocode ...
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Consolidating Table rows in Postgres/PostGis

I have a table of weather data as follows: Table Name: WindGrib UGRD -179 -90 2.9 VGRD -179 -90 5.9 UGRD -179 -89 1.6 VGRD -179 -89 6.4 UGRD -179 -88 -4.2 VGRD -179 ...
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opengeo suite and pg_hba.conf

I need help with how to add access to my computer. When I edit the pg_hba.conf i still get the access denied error. I just want to give a specific ip access to all db and all users from that ip... ...
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Having trouble connecting QGIS with postgres database with postgis extension [closed]

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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PostGIS select sites within buffer

I have a WMS query (GeoServer) that returns info from my layer into a popup in Leaflet.JS.However I was wondering how would do this outside of leaflet, i.e. on a standard html/php page. I assume I ...
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Snapping points to nearest road

I have a small table of 10 cities (in one table) that I am snapping to the nearest road (in another table) with the following select and storing the table snapped_cities: Select b.id, ...
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What is the best way to manage permissions as root installing postgresql and postgis?

I've encountered an issue numerous times where I lock myself out of my postgres installation as a result of modifying my pg_hba.conf file and therefore screw up my postgres installation because I ...
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Is the postgis layer option in qgis 2.0.1 Dufour two way? Was the spit plugin built in?

I am trying to install postgresql with postgis on a remotely accessed terminal only installation of ubuntu 12.04 that I want to use to connect to qgis 2.0.1 and hopefully have a two way transfer ...
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Postgis shapefile loader 2.1 error: dbf file can not be opened

The .shp, .dbf and the rest of files are fine, I open them in QGIS, AGOL with no problem. In fact, I've tried 3 different layers, and get always the same error. Anyone can please help, as I really ...
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Transform an Irish grid reference (29903) into UK grid reference (27700) on insert

I have an insert script to input several hundred points, however some of the points use the Irish Grid Reference system. I have separated these out however was unsure how to convert or transform? ...
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Materialized View Does Not Appear In Geometry_Columns View

I have defined a materialized view in a PostGIS 2.1-enabled database running PostgreSQL 9.3.1: CREATE MATERIALIZED VIEW canvec_data.contours_m AS SELECT contours_original.ogc_fid, ...
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Extract a LineString from LineString by two Points

I am using PostGIS2.0 and PostgreSQL9.3. I have LineString in Spatial-Ref 4326 like geom:= ST_GEOMETRYFROMTEXT('LINESTRING(60.7014631515719 56.8441322356241,60.7023117507097 ...
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How to access qgis, postgis, etc in ubuntu through Amazon AWS

I'm new to programming; however i have been able to read and research the programs i need to set-up for a GIS system. I chose to use Geoserver (as WMS) Postgresql, postgis, Qgis and Openlayers. I am ...
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Problem with loading OSM planet into PostgreSQL

I try download OSM planet into PostgreSQL database. I do all steps from instruction http://switch2osm.org/serving-tiles/manually-building-a-tile-server-12-04/ I also modify string "kernel.shmmax" ...
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pgrouting 2.0 package for postgresql 9.3

I'm trying to install pgrouting 2.0 on a postgresql 9.3 database (with postgis 2.1). Are there any packages on ubuntu 12.04 or do I have to install from source? Is postgres 9.3 supported at all in ...
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osm2pgsql --hstore

I'm working with postgreSQL 8.$ and PostGIS and I need to import osm file to database. I tried it with utility osm2pgsql, but I have problem with hstore extension. Does anyone know how to solve this ...
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A linestring merger algorithm

I'd like to merge linestrings which touch, but do not cross. The linestrings share the same SRID and come from a PostgreSQL 9.2/PostGIS 1.5 database. Within the table I query are several line strings, ...
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Why are date vaules displaying a trailing 'Z' when layers are published with Geoserver and a PostGIS data store?

I have published various layers using Geoserver 2.2.x with a PostGIS 2.0.1 (PostgreSQL 9.1.x) data store. Fields that only have date values and not time/timestamp related values are stored as date. ...
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How to register as versioned using SDELayer?

This is the normal process using ArcCatalog : I want to automate this process using sdeLayer or any tools - does anybody have an idea as to how to do it? there is an application sdelayer ...
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Loading postgresql tables in Arcgis for Desktop 10.1

I have postgresql version 9.0.5 installed and configured. Also in my ArcGIS for Desktop 10.1 in "Add Database connection" I have my postgresql connected and I can see all the tables in it (figure1). ...
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Smoothing Lines in PostGIS

I want to smooth Lines in postgis, to be more specific, I want to smooth road data from OpenStreetMap. Basicly I thought of something like this scenario. This would be a possible road segment. I ...
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Convert the_geom to text and then transform

I have this query that returns the_geom as text. However how could I also apply a transform to the same query. I can do this separately with the second example. Though I would like to do this to all ...
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How to number polygons according to their spatial relationships?

I have, for example, this layer in postgresql (polygons): table : poly (objectid: integer, num: integer, shape: geometry) I want to enumerate the polygons from left to right and top to bottom ...
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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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Error when register database with ArcGIS server

I am using Arcgis 10.1(x32) and I have successfully connect postgresql(x64) as geodatabase. When I try to register database with Arcgis server 10.1(x64), I followed the instruction on the esri' ...
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Installing QGis such that it will work with the Postgres.app implementation of PostgreSQL on Mac (Lion) (open to alternative implementations)

I just got a new mac and am getting everything installed on it (postgres, postgis, qgis, grass, gdal, brew, ruby, etc) and am about to install QGis. QGis is a great tool for me, except for that with ...
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Export Postgis Geometry POINT as Label text to DXF or DGN

I really need to export, by the ogr2ogr command or similar, text information related to a geometry position from my PostgreSQL(with PostGIS) database to an AutoCAD DXF layer file or to a Microstation ...
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Problem with ArcGIS annotation

i have a problem with annotation (ok i will explain) : in database i have : parcelle : a geometry table that contain polygons personne : a table contain parcel's owners pll_personne : is the ...
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Upgrade Postgres/Postgis

I have Postgres 8.4 and postgis 1.5.3 installed on centos6. Now I need to upgrade both to postgres 9.x and postgis 2.x. Is there somewhere a good tutorial how to upgrade without removing the old ...