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Separating disjoint GPS path segments in Postgres

This involves a lot of code; if it's better suited for StackOverflow, please let me know! I'm working on a project involving trips that are constructed from GPS coordinates. I'm mapping the recorded ...
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Offline Map with mapnik: Tiles are vertically unaligned and randomly displayed (Leaflet + Tilecache + Mapnik + Postgis)

I'm new to maps and currently I am developing my first offline Map with OSM data. I have map data added to postgres via osm2pgsql and installed mapnik 2.2. For caching I have used tilecache with ...
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Calculate road distance between GPS points

I am working on tracking system that track location of vehicles on the map and tell their total distance from the beginning till today. I have device_id, timestamp and GPS location in the table like ...
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How to load layers from postgres using SELECT statement?

I am trying to load a postgres table (columns extracted using a select statement) from the python console in QGis: The following works fine and the layer loads as expected: uri = QgsDataSourceURI() ...
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Regarding Geoserver postgis Store - connection Issue

I have installed geoserver 2.7 in windows 8.1 Everything works fine but while I try to connect PostGIS store using the GeoServer web admin page I get error as unable to obtain connection. I have my ...
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PostGIS query to retrieve the largest polygon for multi-polygons by grouping on attribute field

I'm working with the Natural Earth 10m Admin 1 States Provinces polygon data. This dataset contains multi-polygons for each state / province in the entire world. What I'd like to do is to grab the ...
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Creating geodatabase administrator account other than SDE?

I need to create another account other than SDE and make it geodatabase administrator. Is it possible? I have already created another account and have given SUPERUSER priviledge. However I cannot do ...
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Copying File Geodatabase to PostgreSQL using ogr2ogr?

I am trying to export Feature Classes and Tables from GDB to PostgreSQL. I am using ogr2ogr tool to export from GDB to PostgreSQL. I am using following method: ogr2ogr -f "PostgreSQL" ...
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How to update a postgres/postgis table periodically with multiple data?

I have created a postgis table from point.shp with 5 fields containing 20 records. Now I want to populate the table with another 150 records keeping the previous 20 records so that the total records ...
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How can I generate a specific number of random points in a polygon with PostGIS?

I have a postgis table that I've uploaded a shapefile to, this shapefile contains 200+ polygon rows with several integer columns. What I'd like to do is similar to the QGIS 'random points in polygon' ...
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Postgres PostGIS geocode_intersection()- How to handle exception?

I have a table in Postgres with a set of records that are street names which needs to be geocoded to get an intersection point.Some of the records would be bad input and when using the ...
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Import postgis layer from S3 link

I have a postgis layer (layer.sql), which I am trying to add to my postgres database (mydatabase). The postgis layer is stored on S3 (https://s3.us.../layer.sql). I can add the layer to my database ...
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from two tables make a new one

I have two tables both of them has linestring geometry. I try to make a new one which contain the first one and from the second take only the decimal v when the linestring of the first table touch a ...
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PostGIS Clustering. Group by geographic point location proximity

I have a table where i keep user's location history. The system gets user's current location each minute and writes it into "user_locations" table. Later on; when showing the locations that the user ...
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Combining ST_Touches and ST_Buffer

I'm looking for a PostGIS/Postgres query thats a bit tricky. I want to find all polygons within a specified radius and all neighboring polygons to the polygon where I have my coordinates SELECT * ...
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Use postgis functions in restful web service java

I am trying to access Postgis functions in Restful web service JAVA. I am using netbeans 8.0.2, Glass Fish, J2EE 7 to create web service, PostGres 9.2 and postgis 2.1.1. Connection to postgres is ...
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How to use interacting PostgreSQL/PostGIS triggers in QGIS to create multiple labels on polygons?

EDIT: The trigger functions posted are well done but there are still a few issues. I've uploaded two screen recordings: http://workupload.com/file/ygRnYtp9 http://workupload.com/file/OBY7i9Fh I ...
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How to create a bounding box around a point using postgis

How to create a bounding box around a geom (POINT) and find all the intersecting geoms(POINTS) within that bounding box? Thanks in Advance
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Getting year from a field of type character varying

I did an intersection between two tables and the resulting field has an sdate of type character varying (29). An example value is 2012-01-13 05:00:00. How do I get just the year from it? I want to ...
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PostgreSQL 'forgot' PostGIS functionality

System details: PostgreSQL 9.3.5 64bit on Windows 7 Ultimate; PostGIS 2.1.3 Two days ago I re-organised my schema structure - effectively moving a series of tables of the form ...
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Intersection between line & polygon in PostGIS?

I have a linestrings consist of 2 vertices. I want to get all lines that don't intersects with any polygons on the way. In my example: blue line Not intersects - only touches some polygons, but black ...
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Adding vertices to polygon in PostGIS?

For example I have rectangular polygon (4 vertices). I want to add mid-point on each line of the polygon, so in total now I have 8 vertices. And from them I want to build new polygon who will have ...
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Configure GeoNetwork with postgreSQL

For testing purposes, I deployed geonetwork 3.0.1 on tomcat7 and ubuntu 14.04 with default configuration, especially h2 database. Now I wanted to switch to postgres and followed the instructions ...
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access the encrypted table in qgis

I have a vector layer in qgis connected to PostgreSQL database table. Suppose I encrypt the table column using pgp_sysm_encrypt or some other encryption in PostgreSQL Is there any way i can say ...
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ST_Area of a buffer differs by coordinate

Why are these results different? The only difference is the coordinate. Seem like the area should be the same. select st_area(st_buffer(st_setsrid(st_point(-70, 40), 4326)::geography, 10)) AS ...
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How to transform from a SRID to another?

How can I transform a geometric column of table from "SRID=4326" to "SRID=32650". I saw "ST_Transfom" and " ST_SETSRID" operator before. To do so, I used follow construction operator, But it dosen't ...
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Sql Query in Postgresql

I am trying to execute a query but I am stuck. I have two tables A and B. The a table has columns gid, geometry(line-string) and value which cells is empty , the B table has got 3 columns gid, ...
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How to identify the right road using postgres and postgis

I want to identify a road at particular point of intrest using post gis. Example Input String : 16th cross near xyz mall. Problem I am facing As there will be many "16th cross roads" in the map , ...
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How to resolve the postgis “type geometry does not exist” issue on installing tiger_geocode extension?

I have installed postgis extension in my db. I have few columns associated with its type in few tables and now I would like to use reverse geocode functionality in my app. Hence I tried to create ...
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How to merge(transfer) one layer into another postgis layer?

I want to merge 2 layer which have identical structure. First layer is from postgres database table say "layer1" and other layer is shapefile say "layer2". I want to merge layer2 "INTO" layer1 (NOT ...
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PostGIS: Closest outside point to point inside polygon

There is the famous ST_ClosestPoint() return the closest point inside polygon to some outside point. I'm looking the inverse problem: I have a location inside polygon, and I want to get the closest ...
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PostGIS: Lines from location touches but not intersecting polygons

I have OSM .shp file of buildings. I created vertices along each line of the building in that way: vertices (red) & mid points (green). The mid points made by ST_Line_Interpolate_Point() after ...
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How to use intersection in spatial guery in postgresql?

I want to get id, time and point_metric columns from intersection between two geometry(geom_lines and gem_houses). I wrote following sql code, however it fore an error (argument of WHERE must be type ...
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How to set srid of a single point coordinates pair?

I think is better explain with a small example: selected a geometry point i get it back in a coordinate pair SELECT ST_AsGeoJSON('010100002031BF0D009A999919F9BD2D41CDCCCC4C758E5241') --result: ...
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counting overlapping polygons - ST_Union very slow, how to make it more efficient?

I have a set of 1000 polygons that overlap and I want to count the areas of overlap. I am using this blog post's instructions to create multilines from the 1000 polygons then use this line file to ...
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PostGIS: Closest polygon to point [duplicate]

I have .shp file of polygons and single (point) location. How can I retrieve the closest polygon to that single location? Thanks,
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Which is the correct Options 's “Hydraulics” field in EPANET?

Which parameter has to be given into Options 's "Hydraulics" field in EPANET? Has it to be only a name or a complete file name with the extension? In my case .rpt doesn't work, neither without the ...
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How raster files are stored in databases?

When storing raster files in PostgreSQL only one row is created in the database, but the raster is a matrix so typically it must create rows and columns. I want to understand how raster files are ...
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Error's while retrieving data from postgres to Qgis using python?

This is my code of python in qgis from qgis documentation docs uri = QgsDataSourceURI() uri.setConnection("localhost","5432","gis_data","postgres","vajja") ...
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With schema, function postgis_full_version() does not exist

A rails application is configured to run with postgis. Database.yml is configured as follows: development: adapter: postgis database: app_development username: simpleton schema_search_path: ...
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Issues creating ArcSDE sde_logfile for certain users (username begins with a numeral)

I am having issues when editing an sde feature class from certain users. The way my database is set up is that the authentication roles are updating constantly by comparing the current authentication ...
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Get points in a union of circles

I am trying to create a postgis query that would get all the points in an union of circles (possibly more than a thousand of circles with different radius). The circles would be created dynamically ...
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Error while connecting qgis with postgres?

sql="select long,lat from poidata.poi_ca from where city LIKE '%unnyvale'" uri = QgsDataSourceURI() uri.setConnection("localhost","5432","gis_data","postgres","vajja") ...
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Issue using pgr_dijkstra from Postgres pgRouting

I am using Postgres with Postgis extension to retrieve streets (only for pedestrian use) and several "natural" points. I need to make updates every minute and i am working on a small bounding box. For ...
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Problem with PostgreSQL View layer in QGIS

I have a PostgreSQL table and view: CREATE TABLE lines ( geom geometry(MultiLineString,4326), type character varying(254), login text, gid serial NOT NULL, ...
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Postgis ST_Azimuth only returning a small range of angles

I have a puzzler with postgis and ST_Azimuth. I have a table of points (taken from country borders, and run through the QChainage plugin). I want to find the azimuth from a fixed point (15.0,50.0) to ...
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using changeset for larger region to update OSM data in PostGIS

I'm using the OSM import and update workflow described here to maintain OSM data in a PostGIS database. Import (osm2pgsql): osm2pgsql -c -d gps -U gps --cache 8000 --number-processes 4 --slim ...
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How to select from geometry column in postgresql?

I've got a table which it has a geometry column filed by some point (ex. "POINT Z (116.309627 39.991285 148)"). now I want to select point's id from the table. I wrote follow sql Code but I force an ...
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Intersection of two vector tables data in postgresql

I have satellite raster data that is converted into pixels using CREATE TABLE gtru_tile_pix AS SELECT (ST_PixelAsPolygons(rast)).val, (ST_PixelAsPolygons(rast)).geom FROM gtru_tile_raster; ...
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A few PgRouting database design questions

Does someone know how the cost field in PgRouting is calculated? What are 'source' and 'target' good for? 'osm_source_id' and 'osm_target_id' contain the same information using different numbers. Is ...