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How to calculate the track length of GPX files with PostGIS?

I am trying to calculate the length of a GPX track. The original GPS data looks like this: <?xml version='1.0' encoding='UTF-8' standalone='yes' ?> <gpx ...
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Using PostGIS functions in ArcGIS Desktop for Layer Definition Query?

I am connecting ArcGIS Desktop 10.2 to Postgis 2.0.3 with PostgreSQL 9.2.4. No SDE. I can load data with no problems and access the data in ArcMap. However I can't seem to use PostGIS functions within ...
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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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Install pgRouting on Postgres 9.1 and Win 32

I referred some documents on GIS-stackexchange and over internet regarding installation of pgRouting on Postgres v9.1 and windows 32. I am not getting the correct version of pgRouting to install. Can ...
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How to query OSM for all beaches facing west? - QGIS preferred

I want to identify all beaches on this planet (or a given subset of it) that are facing westwards (+/- 20-30 degrees). My idea is to use OSM as the data source. Extracting all polygons that have the ...
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Update database via osmosis and osm2pgsql too slow

I got a box with the current hardware config: CPU: Intel Xeon E3-1220 V2 3.1 GHz RAM: 10gb Hard Disk: Western Digital WD10EZRX SATA Hard Drive OS: Centos 6.5 64 bit DB: PostgreSQL 9.3.2 and ...
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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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QGIS Connection PostGIS and shapefile

I'm working on QGIS with a database created in PostGIS and a shapefile. Inside the database, I have geometry type data about location of some points, instead on the shapefile there some selected ...
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Get list of all tables in CartoDB account with SQL statement?

How can I get a list of all available tables in my own authenticated CartoDB account with a SQL statement? This returns null: SELECT table_name as t FROM information_schema.tables WHERE table_schema ...
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How to get the data type of each column from a postgis table

I need to get the column data types of all columns in a table, including the geometry types. What I wanted to know is if there is a function or SQL that gives something like this: column_name | ...
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Compute visibility graph on sphere

I have a PostGIS table with some polygons (stored using the geography data type). They represent regions on a spherical earth. For each pair of vertices chosen from among all the polygons, I want to ...
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Searching planet_osm_point by longitude and latitude

I used osm2pgsql to import data into my PostgreSQL database and it put gave me the following 4 tables, planet_osm_point, planet_osm_line, planet_osm_polygon and planet_osm_roads. I have looked at ...
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Only Draw Geometric Objects Above 8th Parallel North

I have many geometric objects (in both SRID:4326 - the_geom - and SRID:3857 - the_web_geom - in PostGIS extension tables of PostgreSQL), including country boundaries, for the country of Ghana and I ...
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Show raster data in WEB

I have downloaded Landsat8 image and use matlab to processing temperature and vegetation. Then I insert data into PostGIS. I used QGIS to display the results but i want show in web. How to display the ...
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Focal Mean of neighbors using ST_DWithin on points in PostGIS

I'm trying to calculate focal means on a grid of points in PostGIS. I know that a raster calculation would be more efficient, but I only need to run the algorithm once to get the data, so I don't ...
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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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How to get a distinct pair of column values based on minimum of another (computed) column?

I have two tables with point geo data, one (sfc_obs) with weather stations (names), one (smos_grid) with satellite pixels (dggs), and I'm trying to find which dgg is closest to each name using ...
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What index to use in this situation

I am working with 3 tables with 3 x 500 000 rows. There is one column that gives each object a unique ID (UIDN), there also is a column with the geom data (the_geom). There also are some other columns ...
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MS SQL Server 2012 to Postgresql

How to use MS SQL Server 2012 spatial database in postgresql using foreign data wrapper?
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Raster slightly displaced after exporting from PostGIS database

With the following queries I've exported a raster (GTiff) from my postgis database: 1.Creating a large object: WITH buffer AS ( SELECT id, ST_Buffer(geom,50) AS geom FROM ...
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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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What is the best way to take a WKB value in SQL Server Management Studio and create a PostGIS geometry in PGAdmin III?

Normally, I would just use WKT strings but I'm investigating some possible geometry weirdness with the Text methods in SQL Server. I would like to copy/paste the WKB values from the SQL Server ...
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How to save a google map direction into a postgresql/postgis database?

I have taken a direction(route) from google map. Can I save this resultant direction/path/route to my postgresql/postgis database? How?
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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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Postgresql JDBC Table Valued Parameters

MSSQL has a great feature called Table Valued Parameters. It allows you to pass a table of a custom data to stored procedures and functions. I was wondering what is the equivalent , if exists, in ...
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convert XML to PostgreSQL using MATLAB

In a weeks time I should be able to transfer the GIS data provided in the XML format to PostgreSQL database. I have prepared the PostgreSQL database (empty) and looking at Matlab scripts. (I am on ...
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qGIS' Database Manager “Load as New Layer” Option Not Working

I'm trying to visualize some of my database queries on qGIS. I run a valid SQL query which returns a subset of my table that should be easily loaded as a layer. I then check "Load as new layer," ...
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Update/refresh edited PostGIS table in QGIS

I imported a PostGIS table (with geometry) from my PostgreSQL database as a layer in QGIS. Later, I edited the table using PostgreSQL UPDATE commands. Is there a way to quickly update (like a refresh ...
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How to compare two Geodatabases

I would like to compare the data of two geodatabases, in SDE or a file geodatabase, to detect the changes occured between them , i've tried to compare the Xml workspace document of both databases ...
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pass an array of geometry to postgresql function

I am trying to pass an array of geometry to a postgis function using JDBC with JAVA: CallableStatement proc = conn.prepareCall("{ ? = call somefunc(?) }"); ...
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OpenStreetMap Road and Polygon Data as 1x1 Degree Shapefiles

I am working on a global project for which I want to use OSM data as a model input. I am looking for advice on the best way to produce 1x1 degree WGS84 shapefiles from either regional extracts or the ...
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Getting OSM maps in Equirectangular Projection via osm2pgsql

I'm trying to import some OSM data into psql as equirectangular projection using osm2pgsql with the following command: osm2pgsql -c -d osm -S /usr/local/share/osm2pgsql/default.style -l ...
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Geoserver WPS - Tiled Barnes Surface with geospatial index

I'm using Barnes Surface to compute a set of points from my PostgreSQL db. The problem is that my whole table is processed for each tile. I added a geospatial index on my points, how can I tell ...
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PostGIS transform geometry with long crs

How do i transform a geometry to a new geometry with a crs like urn:ogc:def:crs:EPSG::25832 st_transform(geom,integer srid) obviously doesn't work since my srid is a string found a solution ...
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why is the CDB_QuantileBins function not found in cartoDB?

What is wrong with the following SQL query on my data? I found pretty clear documentation (1,2) that the function is supposed to work. SELECT CDB_QuantileBins(array_agg(numeric_column_of_mine), 10) ...
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Routing in MS SQL 2012

I would like to perform routing in MS SQL 2012 similar to pgRouting. In pgRouting, I'd do the following steps to create a routable network: Create a database routing with template template_routing ...
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Problem installing Aggregate Polygons Function in PostgreSQL 9.3

I'm new to PostgreSQL and I've been trying to run a sql function written by Dr. Horst Duester, found in http://www.kappasys.ch/cms/index.php?id=65&L=5, which is used to aggregate detached ...
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polygons and lines not drawn correctly (qgis+postgis)

i am really new to this so i could use some help.. i load osm file into postgresql and then i connect to the database with qgis t to plot it and i see this it happens to whatever file i import to ...
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how to run a PostgreSQL query on CartoDB tables?

I want to run a VACUUM FULL on my table, but I don't think it's working. Simply sandorl.cartodb.com/api/v2/sql?q=VACUUM&api_key={MYKEY} results in long output, apparently only repeating for ...
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How to save results of postgresql to csv/excel file using psycopg2?

I use driving_distance in postgresql to find distances between all nodes, and here's my python script in pyscripter, import sys #set up psycopg2 environment import psycopg2 #driving_distance module ...
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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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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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Use psycopg2 to do loop in postgresql

I use postgresql 8.4 to route a river network, and I want to use psycopg2 to loop through all data points in my river network. #set up python and postgresql connection import psycopg2 query = """ ...
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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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How to execute sql lines in postgresql using python?

I use postgresql 8.4 to route a river network, the following is my code typed in pgAdmin and the result is fine, select * from driving_distance ('select gid as id, start_id::int4 as source, ...
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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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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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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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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 ...