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How do I calculate Manhattan distance with PostGIS?

I am using the ST_Distance function to calculate the distance between two geometries (a train station and a building) Since I know that all buildings and all train stations are in Chicago, which has ...
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Error inserting GeoJSON in PostGIS

I know there is a similar question but I am getting a different error and none of those answers have helped. I am trying the following query (the GeoJSON itself is from the PostGIS website. INSERT ...
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Adding SRID 3857 to spatial_ref_sys

My application is throwing the following error: DatabaseError: GetProj4StringSPI: Cannot find SRID (3857) in spatial_ref_sys I'm guessing (as stated above) that I need to add the SRID 3857 to the ...
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OpenGeo postgres installation not working from command line but works from PGadminIII on fresh install

Problem: I just did a default install of opengeo suite (4.1) on Ubuntu 12.04 and followed instructions exactly. The problem is that I can connect just fine to my postgresql through pgadminIII ...
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How to use pgsql2shp when PostGIS extensions installed in a separate schema as geometry

I have the PostGIS extension (postgis functions and spatial_ref_sys table) added to a specific schema called postgis. I'm wanting to run the pgsql2shp utility with a select query on geometries stored ...
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Simplifying Shapefile without risking Spatial Accuracy?

I am building a feature for a web application. Basically would use the ABS (Australian Business Statistics) data to render the regions on the Google Maps. I am able to implement the basic working ...
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How to dissolve inner polygons in a multipolygon

I'm trying to get the boundary of a collection of zip codes. Here is my current sql: SELECT ST_AsText(ST_SimplifyPreserveTopology((ST_Union(geom)), .003)) as poly FROM zcta5_data WHERE zcta5 IN ...
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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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Implementing Wrapper of PostgreSQL?

How can I implement the Wrapper of PostgreSQL? I found this useful looking wrapper from a FOSS4G routing with pgRouting Workshop but I do not know how to implement it!
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Opengeosuite blank and postgresql errors

I had the unfortunate idea to upgrade opengeosuite from 4.0 to 4.1. I followed the docs found on opengeosuite site but something has gone wrong. I uninstalled opengeosuite and all connected packages ...
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Postgresql Postgis Query is taking long time

I have a table that included only 472 rows and geometry of table is Multipolygon. I am sending query to databse via PgAdmin III select * from mytable // this query takes 99413 ms this is vey long ...
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How can I merge adjacent polygons and return all (adjacent and not adjacent) as Multipolygon?

I have a postgres database with administrative boundaries and their geometry. Each of those boundaries have an ident number. What I want to achieve: First I want to select all rows which are ...
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GeographyFromText and ST_SetSRID+ST_MakePoint different results?

Why am I getting different results? SELECT ST_DISTANCE( ST_GeographyFromText('SRID=4326;POINT(13.401111 52.383343)'), --berlin ST_GeographyFromText('SRID=4326;POINT(9.997559 53.533778)') ...
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postGIS: what is more efficient: single or two-point search

I have seen different approaches to conducting searches. Which is the best approach in storing the data for database efficiency: saving both longitude and latitude points longitude latitude vs ...
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Binary insert into Postgis geography column results in value being inserted as geometry

When writing WKB as a value (and as a binary parameter) to a geography column, the persisted value is not geography. Example Java is also available here: ...
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Union of several linestring to multilinestring using MS SQL Server

Followed Postgreql query is the existing one used to combine serveral linestring to a single multilinestring. is there any equivalent of this in SQLServer . SELECT ST_AsText(ST_Collect( ARRAY[ ...
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How to get the centroid of a set of points in POSTGIS?

I use PostgreSQL with POSTGIS extension. I have a set of points in the_geom column from a table myshema.myobjects I would want create a select statement to get the centroid of this cluster, so from a ...
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Problem in importing .osm file with osm2pgrouting 2.0

i've got two different systems: First system is: Ubuntu linux 64bit Postgres 8.4.8 Postgis 1.5.1 pgrouting 1.05 osm2pgrouting 0.2.0 This the system i've used for an old project that is already ...
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Pgrouting install debian 7.5 whezy

I need to install pgRouting on a Debian 7.5 64-bit server. I have PostgreSQL 9.1 and PostGIS 1.5 running. But somehow I can not install pgRouting. 1 - To use add-apt-repository ran the command: ...
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Show graph in html popup for dynamic data of a postgresql table

I am trying to plot xy value from a postgresql database table. In the table there are multiple longitude and latitude corresponding to values. The table is like this, where all longitude and ...
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mysql foreign data wrapper for postgres with parameter substitution

I have created a mysql_fdw for my postgres and when i try to run the one with a subquerry that has parameter substitution it does create a table but on querying the foreign table it throws an error: ...
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How connect C# to Postgresql in host j.layershift.co.uk

I have installed postgresql database in http://postgres-project-1241043.j.layershift.co.uk/ host. I want to connect to the database using C#. I use Npgsql with following connection string. ...
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python qgis 2.4 : display a view with symbology

I have managed to display a view created using postgresql from qgis using python code: uri = QgsDataSourceURI() uri.setConnection("localhost", "5432", "stat", "postgres", "admin") ...
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Counting self intersections of linestring using PostGIS?

Is there a way of using PostgreSQL + PostGIS for finding the number of self intersections in a linestring? I have a linestring that goes forward but in circles, and I need to find the number of times ...
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Issues ST_MakePoint in PostGIS with Geoserver

I am trying to setup a GIS system to use PostGIS and Geoserver. I have loaded all of the data into a table. The data that is received has long/lat coordinates in Degrees, Minutes, Seconds, Direction, ...
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What is best way to reorganize osm into PostGIS database entity?

I'm just wondering how to reorganize the OSM given entity to more flexible and schematic purpose. The OSM gave 4 entities the planet_osm_line, planet_osm_point, planet_osm_polygon and ...
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Using python libary simplejson and urllib in PostGIS

I installed PostGreSQL9.3 and want to create a Pl/Python function using simplejson library and urllib. First I use OSGeo4W Shell to test the similar python script, it works. Then in PostgreSQL, it ...
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Growth of a PostGIS database for Social Media - Move to Cassandra?

I currently have a large and growing database of geo-social media. I'm using Postgres with postgis, and so far it's been quite good. My use case thus far has been to query the database for all posts ...
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How to rename PostgreSQL/PostGIS columns while importing Shapefiles?

I discovered shp2psql to successfully import geospatial data from ESRI Shapefiles into PostgreSQL/PostGIS. Now I would like to automatically rename the target column names. Is there any mechanism ...
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Debugging ogr2ogr “AddGeometryColumn failed” and “Terminating translation prematurely after failed translation of layer”

As noted in the title, I'm getting the following error: ERROR 1: AddGeometryColumn failed for layer pretty_polys, layer creation has failed. ERROR 1: Terminating translation prematurely after failed ...
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Calculate and Label the lengths of polygon edges/sides

I have got a map-server, postgresql/postGIS & Google map API implementation. Users will draw polygon features after logging in. I would like to Label the sides/edges of a polygon with length ...
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PostgreSQL Trigger on inherited tables [closed]

In my PostgreSQL I have a parent table and a number of child tables (inherited from the parent table). How to create a trigger which will be bind to all the current and future child tables derived ...
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How to render tiles from kml file

I'm trying to render tiles out of a KML file. Normally, I'd render tiles out of an planet.osm extract. For example, I'd select a tag using osmosis and then process it with osm2pgsql. Then I'd ...
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Optimize Tilemill export of project with contour-lines (and fix out of memory problems)

I have a project in Tilemill (based on OSM-Bright) that covers Europe and also displays Contour-Lines. My problem is that the performance of Tilemill is pretty bad when displaying the contour lines ...
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Converting file geodatabase with coded domains to PostgreSQL / PostGIS?

We have several file gdb's and would like to convert these to Postgres / PostGIS. We've used ogr2ogr to transfer these files; however, some of the fields are stored as coded domains and the fields are ...
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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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Convert ArcGIS gdb with coded domains to Postgres / PostGIS [duplicate]

We have several file gdb's and would like to convert these to Postgres / PostGIS. We've used ogr2ogr to transfer these files; however, some of the fields are stored as coded domains and the fields are ...
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Postgis create polygon extent/convex hull from spatial table

Please help, I have a polygon layer representing building footprints. I want to create new view in postgis that will contain rectangle representing bounding box and also another view that will have ...
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osm2pgsql missing coordinates

I am quite new to GIS and OSM and am trying to get my head around exporting custom OSM region and uploading them into PostgreSQL. I have started with a very small map area to export with only two ...
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How to update postgis layer from shapefile in QGIS?

My usual workflow with updating layer from shapefile was to: Open DB Manager; Load SHP files into QGIS; Open DB Manager; Import file (with drop option). Now my problem is that I have created ...
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Run PostGIS command line functions in pgAdmin?

Is it possible to utilize the PostGIS command line functions, e.g. shp2pgsql, from within pgAdmin III? I am using pgAdmin to connect to a remote server.
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How can I get a list of tables in my CartoDB account by size?

The CartoDB dashboard only sorts tables by date modified or created. I would like a list of tables sorted by size.
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Force St_split() to return geometries in specific pattern

I'm Using PostGIS st_split() to split a polygon geometry by a linestring. Then I use st_dump() to return each of the splitted geometry and it is working fine. But the issue is I want to force ...
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How to Build a graph from a map

I spent days looking in all questions here and trying tutorials. I need to build a graph for a region (It will be my input in simulation) I downloaded Postgresql and Postgis and osm2pgsql. Now i can ...
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ERROR: Operation on two geometries with different SRIDs

I'm new when it comes to GIS and PostgreSQL. I have searched everywhere for the cause of this problem but I can't find the solution. I was following the documentation here First i created a table: ...
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ArcGIS 10.2.1 crashes during connection with ArcSDE 10.0 inside PostgreSQL 8.0.1 [closed]

I'm currently working in an infrastructure built with ArcGIS 10.0 (Desktop and Server) [SP2 build 3200] and because for some functionalities (ArcGIS for Desktop extensions) I need to use a newer ...
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Most reliable way to import large dataset with osm2psql

I know my question is similar to slow import via osm2pgsql to postgresql database and Optimizing osm2pgsql imports for OSM data but as we currently have quite some problems importing a large set of ...
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How to connect Openlayers with Postgres [duplicate]

hye all, im really new in openlayers, i already have a map using openlayer but not have layer. my question is, how i want display layer using postgres and i want to make a search function to search ...
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GeoServer Error while calculating BBOX

I made a custom PL/pgSQL function in PostgreSQL (this function is using pg_tsp and pg_makeDistanceMatrix functions) and then made an SQL View in GeoServer to extract the information from the db using ...
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Does PostGIS have separate implementation of GiST index from PostgreSQL?

I want to know if PostGIS has a separate implementation of GIST index or it reuses the GIST index implementation provided by Postgresql?