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How to select geography features within a certain distance given in miles?

I am just taking the first steps in using POSTGIS, but having trouble finding a simple example. I have a database with a Key field, lat and lon fields and a GEOGRAPHY field. I just want to have a ...
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What spatially-aware GUI administration softwares exist for PostgreSQL/PostGIS (free or paid)?

Most of my experience with PostgreSQL has been PGAdminIII and psql, but I'm interested to know what others use. Is there PostgreSQL equivalent to SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) and its ability ...
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Creating plugin in QGIS to access PostgreSQL? [closed]

i want to develop a plugin in QGIS to access to my database in postgres : i want to import a file.sql that contains my SQL Code in a textbox , and execute this code to assign myd database.
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QGIS cannot view raster loaded to PostGIS through raster2pgsql

I tried to load a raster GeoTIFF image to a PostGIS database using "raster2pgsql" following the OpenGeo Suite Manual. The command I used is: C:\>raster2pgsql -s 4283 -I -C -M "C:\Program ...
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GIN/GiST Full Text searches through openlayers, geoserver and postgres

I have a a web app that automatically maps recent tweets and allows you to search for certain keywords. it uses Postgres for the database, geoserver as the server, and openlayers as the cartographic ...
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Geoserver sql view using an external sql query?

I am trying to figure out a way of producing a view of a layer in GeoServer, using an external sql query. By external I mean, for instance, a user defined query in a php from where all the parameters ...
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Is it possible to use spatial function to retrieve non-spatial data?

I'm using PostGIS in postgresql.I wish to calculate points within the radius from particular geocode.For that i have created a table with spatial column geocode having datatype as geometry and ...
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PostGIS 1.5 Errors with PostgreSQL 8.4

I am trying to add PostGIS functionality to a database that I created in PostgreSQL using the following command: psql -d <db_name> -f /location/to/this/file/postgis.sql However, I receive a ...
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How to Increase the length of column type geometry in postgres(pgAdminIII)

I am just wondering is there any way to increase the default length of column type geometry in postgres. Since we are trying to save large number of vertices polygon in to the geometry column geom in ...
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Any way to speed up my postgis topology creation?

I need to do topology aware simplification, and I'm investigating PostGIS's new topology extension. However it's taking a very long time to create the topology, and I'd like to know if there's ...
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Upload SHP to PostgreSQL via QGIS

There was the error when I try to upload the SHP to the PostGRESQL. The feature is the line type. The error was: ERROR: Geometry type (LineString) does not match column type (MultiLineString) Do ...
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Get a single cluster from cloud of points with specified maximum diameter in postgis

I have on the order of 2M Geometry Collections with N (median: 2, stddev: 6.6, 75th: 6, 95th: 21) Point objects (repeated points allowed and important) in a PostGIS table. I want to identify clusters ...
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QGIS Relation Manager

I have a PostgreSQL database with a one-to-many relationship. Here is a reduced example: CREATE TABLE buildings.building ( objectid serial NOT NULL, building_no character varying(40) NOT NULL, ...
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Pgrouting, pgr_dijkstra function error

I'm starting to use the Pgrouting function on my database Postgresl. I have the table of links (id, source, target, cost) which contains the set of edges of my graph. I want to calculate the shortest ...
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How to get the geometry value from coordinates

I have a table with empty geometry column. I have two columns in the same table which has xcoordinate and ycoordinate values. I want to get the geometry value formed by these two coordinates. The ...
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Query layer in ArcGIS 10.2.2 with PostgreSQL not querying data

After some days I was finally able to import OSM data to a PostgreSQL database and connect it with ArcGIS 10.2.2 I can load every piece I want by simple clicking "Add data ..." however a SQL query ...
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How do I get the vector and raster metadata from a PostGIS database?

im using php/postgres/postgis in a webapp, im wondering if its possible to get metadata from the db about all shp/geotiff table like (name, projection, type(ship/tiff), date, desc, owner etc ...) i ...
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postgresql rule to trigger

I have two spatial tables and I am mirroring the data between the two table with a postgres rule: CREATE OR REPLACE RULE create_centroid AS ON INSERT TO csg.client_area_request DO INSERT INTO ...
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Get closest (source or target) of an edge from a point in postgres

I have a Postgres custom function that uses pgr_dijkstra to generate a route working. It works be passing the lat/lon of the start and destination points. I then find the closest segment vertice to ...
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return state of point from postgis / mapnik pgsql db

I realize that I can confirm whether or not a point lies within a state like this: SELECT ST_Contains(poly,pt) As testr FROM ( SELECT ...
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PostGresql and PostGIS courses in Canada

I have been looking for good professional courses for learning more than just the basics for PostGresql nd PostGIS. I have found a number of good courses, but they seem to all be in the US. I was ...
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Failed to convert multilinestring to linestring

I tried to convert some multilinestring data into linestring using: SELECT ST_AsText( ST_LineMerge( ST_SnapToGrid( ST_GeomFromText(the_geom), 0.001) ) ); and ...
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How to find out what features /tags are included in an .osm or .pbf file?

I would like to load osm data into a postgis (postgresql) database. In How to load OSM data into PostGIS preserving all Tags? there has been a solution posted: Download the OSM files (in .osm ...
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Modeling SQL Query to add statistical data to a geometry

Hello I have a problem modelling a SQL Query for the following problem: I have two tables with geometries from Shapefile der Verwaltungsgrenzen (WGS84). Of interest for me are Kreise and Gemeinden, ...
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How to split linestrings where start/end points don't touch nearby lines

I am trying to figure out some basic routing with PostgreSQL/pgRouting and I'm struggling a bit. Our network of linestrings are not topologically correct, tracks that should be connected don't touch, ...
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Lidar and Opengeo suite

Opengeo suite has provided a tutorial on how to manage LiDAR data using postgresql. I was trying to follow the tutorial in this link. I am new to Linux and using Ubuntu 12.04. I have successfully ...
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Is product purchaser in distribution area?

I am going to be using PostGIS 2 to create a lookup service. Given a point (lat/lon), I need to either find if a product can be distributed there, or b) a list of products or distributors. I am ...
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What is difference between ST_DWithin and ST_Distance for proximity search in PostGIS?

I have records stored in a table with latitude/longitude coordinates stored in a geometry field. I want to find all records nearby a user supplied reference point. Note "nearby" probably means less ...
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QGIS formatting problem using POSTGIS (datetime)

I want to use the time manager plugin using data from a PostreSQL-db. In there the time stamp is set up as follows: "[...]to_timestamp('2014-10-21 00:00:00', 'YYYY-MM-DD HH24:MI:SS')::timestamp ...
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Adding data from PostgreSQL to Query Layer of ArcGIS for Desktop warns that given coordinate references are incompatible?

When adding data from PostgreSQL in a Query Layer I get the warning "The given coordinate references are incompatible" I have added many other layers with the same properties no problems, but I have ...
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GeoServer 2.6 + PostgreSQL 9.3.5, GeoServer becoming unresponsive

We're displaying point vector data on a web client using an OpenLayers (2.12) WMS layer... rendered via a GeoServer SQL View reading from data in PostgreSQL. The particular layer has a viewParam on ...
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PostGIS Nearest Neighbour outside buffer

I am trying to find the 6 nearest neighbours to a point which are outside a defined buffer. Basically I am comparing points of the same table and working with Mike Gleason's examples. WITH subq AS ...
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Insert values in Postgresql in Java

Hello i try to insert same values in my table but i write this code String sql = "INSERT INTO points (gid, osm_id, name, type, geom)VALUES (?, ?, ?, ?,ST_GeomFromText('POINT(?, ?)', 2100));"; ...
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Create a “wide” table recording all overlaps between polygons in PostGIS

I have a set of overlapping polygons and would like to record which polygons are overlapping at each intersection. I have followed the instructions at: ...
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SQL “Case” statement when count(*) is 0

I am trying to write the following SQL command using case clause. with x as (select the_geom as geom from table1 where st_dwithin(the_geom, st_setsrid(st_makepoint(28.959495,41.019913), 4326), ...
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How to modify imposm data mapping in order to include the user name?

I want to import OSM data into postgresql with imposm. How do I have to modify the import process in order to have the user name as an attribute in my tables? Do I have to change that in the data ...
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Modifying “pg_hba.conf” file to listen local TCP/IP conection

I am starting with PostGIS and there is an error when trying to connect through a TCP/IP connection. What I have done is: installed PostGre 9.3 in my PC, then installed PostGIS 2.3 for postGre 9.3, ...
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Generate random points in polygon. Algorithm question

i created a Random Point Generator in python using the algorithm described here by @whuber. The algorithm is implemented using Shapely, PostGIS and psycopg2. To boost performance pythons ...
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How do I ensure polygons are properly displayed when using 'on the fly' CRS transformations in QGIS 2.6?

QuantumGIS 2.6.0 (Windows 7 64-bit) I have created a PostgreSQL POLYGON as WGS84 (CRS 4326). The polygon is a series of points around (but not actually on) the edge of the map. This is a rectangle ...
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ST_MakePoint or ST_PointFromText to generate points

I'm new to postGIS and am having trouble finding an answer to this question. I have loaded UK postcode data (OSGB36, SRID 27700 with eastings and northings fields) into a postGIS database. I now want ...
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QGIS isn't displaying dates in the attribute table

I have a QGIS project that links to data in a Postgres database. For some reason, QGIS is not displaying any data in date fields. The date fields appear to be fine in Postgres and I have performed ...
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How to use st_touches to get all nearby states

I have a table with all US states geometrical data: USstate ------- state | The_geom (here filling in random value) AL | 00012312 NM | 000234234 NJ | 0000234534 NY | 00005465 ...
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Install PostGIS and TIGER Data in Ubuntu 12.04

Could someone write a brief albeit dumbed down idiot's guide to installing postgis and loading national Tiger data on ubuntu? I've tried a few guides, namely, ...
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Converting GPS coordinates points to polylines

I happen to have some GPS coordinates points based on timestamp in a table. My table consists of and id , time_stamp and GPS points as the geometrical data. I want to create a line by joining all ...
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How do you combine multiple spatial functions in one query?

I want to find out the intersection and difference in the same query using postgresql. How can I combine both st_intersect and st_Difference in same query and return the result.I want to compute the ...
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Capturing points slightly out at sea

I have two tables one containing points (points) and the other polygons (polygons). I want to generate a two-columns table identifying for each point of the first table the polygon containing it. So ...
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TileMill fails to load Europe data from PostGIS. What am I doing wrong?

The Problem: Using OSM-Bright in combination with an imported (osm2psql) Europe shapefile, tiles won't load unless I have 2-3 layers active (of the total of 29). I don't have this problem with an ...
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PostgreSQL: How to use more than one CPU?

I'm creating a real time traffic application. I read the AVL car data from a web service and insert the records in a PostgreSQL table. Then a trigger calculates the closest link and if there is a ...
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How to import geometry data from csv file to postgres?

I have geometry file in *.xls file, but when I save in *.csv it say "some feature in your workbook might be lost if you save it as CSV (Comma delimited)" however I keep that file anyway and when I ...
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Adding osm data to Postgres via Osm2pgsql : duplicate key value violates unique constraint

I'm trying to import osm global world data into a database created in postgreSQL but after a while of processing, I've got this error : Reading in file: E:\planet-latest.osm\planet-latest.osm ...