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pg_dump Database that was populated with osm2pgsql

Is it possible to dump a postgres database that was created with osm2pgsql and a .osm.pbf file with pg_dump and import this into a remote postgres database? After running osm2pgsql the database is ...
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How do I explode a MultiLineString using ST_Dump() in PostGIS?

I want to do what this blog post does: explode a MultiLineString into individual LineStrings. I'm using CartoDB but don't get individual LineStrings as the result of my query. I still get a ...
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How to detect if point is on the left or right side of the line in PostGIS

I have a linestring table and a point table in postgis. I know the closest line to any given point. What I need to know is on which "side" of that line is the point. I guess I have to do that by ...
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GeoServer and PostgreSQL JSON column

I have a database table with a dynamic schema implemented via a JSON column named "properties". Currently GeoServer doesn't recognize my JSON column. Is there some way to make Geoserver recognize ...
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What are the Pros and Cons of hstore data type in postgis?

PostgreSQL has a module named hstore that implement the use of key/value pairs (it's something like the OpenStreetMap model, but in a single table). What are the Pros and Cons of hstore regarding GIS ...
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PostgreSQL default values in QGIS 2.8.2

I think the issue outlined in this question PostgreSQL default values in QGIS 2.8.1 and ticket #12391 is not fully solved yet. Negative numeric default values, and dates are not used by QGIS 2.8.2 ...
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How fast should I expect PostGIS to geocode well-formatted addresses?

How fast should I expect PostGIS to geocode well-formatted addresses? I've installed PostgreSQL 9.3.7 and PostGIS 2.1.7, loaded the nation data and all states data but have found geocoding to be much ...
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PG::UndefinedFunction: ERROR: operator does not exist: point = unknown

Recently, I developed a feature to save and fetch points(lat and lon) from DB. It is working fine on my local, but on production database it is giving error: PG::UndefinedFunction: ERROR: operator ...
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Tilemill/PostgreSQL Connection refused Error

I have been trying to set up a MBTiles Export using PostgreSQL 9.2 and the Latest version of Tilemill. According to the postgreSQL Logs, I am receiving an error, and I cannot figure out why. I have ...
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How to create a trigger for multiple schemas?

One of my PostgreSQL databases contains different schemas which share the same structure. -- schema region_a CREATE TABLE region_a.point ( gid serial NOT NULL, geom geometry(point, SRID), ...
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How to find Shortest Route between two points in PostGIS without using pgRouting?

I want to find shortest route between two points stored in PostGIS database. I know about pgRouting functionalities but I don't want to use it because of data processing/topology creation processes. ...
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Calculate mean value of polygon from raster in PostGIS

I started with a NetCDF .gri and .grd raster file of the UK provided by a colleague. I clipped it in R to be only London, exported and converted to a ASC file, and then imported it to PostGIS using ...
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Trouble using ST_Difference to remove overlapping features

I am trying to use ST_Difference to create a set of polygons (processing.trimmedparcelsnew) that do not contain any of the area covered by another set of polygons (test.single_geometry_1) using ...
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How to connect to Postgres with QGIS?

Oddly, it should be simple, but I can't connect to a local PostGIS database. My installation is with Mac OS X (10.8), Postgres.app (in doc it's said to have PostGIS included) and Quantum GIS 1.8. ...
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Problem importing sqlite into Postgres (with PostGis) using ogr2ogr

I am trying to import a very large sqlite file into Postgres SQL 9.3. The first tool I tried to use was OGR2GUI (http://www.ogr2gui.ca/). The 64 Bit version does nothing, whilst the 32 bit version ...
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SQL-query should return GeoJSON FeatureCollection

I'm trying to return a GeoJSON FeatureCollection object from a SQL-query with PostgreSQL 9.3 and PostGIS 2.1. This is my query so far: SELECT row_to_json(fc) AS p FROM (SELECT 'FeatureCollection' ...
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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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PostGIS: Invalid Input Syntax for Type Double Precision

I have this query that is trying to update my geom column that's built off of lat and lng coordinates UPDATE main_table SET geom = ST_SetSRID(ST_MakePoint(lng, lat) ,4326); However it returns that ...
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match noisy GPS data to closest linestring in road network [duplicate]

I have some noisy GPS data(Points) that they are not exactly on the road because of the noise. But I want to match them to the closest road linestrings. How to do this in PostgreSQL? Data: ...
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I'm not able to add SQL file to postgresql database

I started with basics and did these steps: createdb -U postgres -E UTF8 -O Peete gis -OK createlang -U postgres plpgsql gis (was already installed) -OK psql -U postgres -d gis -f ...
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PostGIS Error: type “geography” does not exist

I just upgraded my development machine to Windows 7 and am therefore reinstalling PostgreSQL and PostGIS. I used the Postgres Plus installer, as recommended on the Postgres website, and followed this ...
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CartoDB JQUERY function init() fail

Absolutely stumped. Simply attempting to toggle layers using cartdb and jquery much like this tutorial. After sniping the console I get init() is not defined? However this only occurs after adding ...
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How to create a polyline using multiple points using a PostgreSQL query?

I'm trying to use point data to create a polyline to show my bus route. Initially began with coordinates and used this to create geom using the ST_MakePoint function (written to the BusRouteData ...
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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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Unable to load Postgresql spatial data in R (with rgdal)

I'm trying to load spatial data from a postgresql database in R, using functions from the package rgdal, but I'm having trouble getting the functions to work. For example, when trying to read a ...
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PostGIS nearest point with LATERAL JOIN in PostgreSQL 9.3+

I need to obtain on each element on one table the closest point of another table. The first table contains traffic signs and the second one the Entrance Halls of the town. The thing is that I can't ...
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postgres 9.2 update query on a subset

I wish to make an update using CASE, on a subset of a table. This subset is based on a spatial query. It looks like : update t1 set f1 = CASE WHEN... WHEN... END FROM (select * from ...
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What controls the direction of TopoGeometry Linestrings?

In PostGIS, what if anything controls the direction that topogeometry LINESTRINGs will have when converted to geometry? It doesn't appear to be the order in which the edges are listed in the call to ...
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different calculation results

I spend a comparison of functions of spatial analysis and Oraсle postgresql. There are two tables with the same coordinate system - tech_bridge. oracle query select ...
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Adding additional geometry column in PostGIS

I'm importing many sets of geodata into PostGIS, and they have different SRID's. (Some have EPSG:3857, some EPSG:4326, some something else). I'd like to create an additional geometry column, eg. ...
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GUI tools for PostgreSQL/PostGIS?

as a cartographer I work with TileMill to visualize geodata. I installed a local PostgreSQL server with PostGIS and osm2pgsql. Everything works fine. Anyhow, I am new to working with servers and the ...
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pgrouting: could not access file “$libdir/librouting”: No such file or directory

I have this error that many others had before. It looks like the solution should be to edit the routing_core.sql file and change $libdir/librouting to the full directory. However, I am a little ...
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pgrouting: function driving_distance does not exist

I tried to run driving distance function but got error. function driving_distance(unknown, integer, integer, boolean, boolean) does not exist LINE 1: SELECT * FROM driving_distance(' ...
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Create shapefile from data PostGIS or KML using Java

I'm working on a geographic information system project, whose products form shapefiles. I am using the Java programming language and a PostGIS database. Is there a way to generate a shapefile from ...
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PostGIS convert geography(Point,4326) to GPS

I got a database with a column of type geography(Point,4326), the data contained looks like 0101000020E610000092E057F66EF73140930035B56CBD4840. How can I convert it to GPS coordinates?
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Enable PostGIS extension on Ubuntu 14.04.2

I have troubles enabling PostGIS extension on Ubuntu 14.04.2 and PostgreSQL 9.3. I have installed the packages with this step by step procedure. PostgreSQL and pgAdminIII seem to be installed ...
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Best way to cut linestrings with points

i was checking the best way to cut linestrings by points. The scenario is: lots of streets, need the segments cut by intersect points, kind of this: I got linestrings (full uncuted by points) ...
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PostgreSQL PL/Python Function for “IF” condition

I am using OSM data to run pgr_dijkstra() for weighted-path calculation. But after importing OSM data using osm2pgsql I populated some additional columns into my ways table. So now it has gid serial, ...
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Select points from a table that exist in a custom polygon

We have a property search site where the user draws a polygon on a map and then the app displays all properties that fall within the polygon. We have properties stored within a Postgres table that ...
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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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Shp2pgsql - exec() not allowed on external server

Me and my collegue are using the shp2pgsql and psql commands in php code (a Drupal module to be precise). We put these commands in a php variable and use the exec() command to execute them. This ...
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openlayers 2 coloring a polygon layer based on a database ( postgresql ) table that is different from the attribute table of the layer

i have trouble coloring the polygons in my layer based on the values in certain field in another table in my postgresql database that is different from the attribute table of the layer itself , is ...
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Convert native box to geometry

I have an old table that contains bounding boxes of lat long coordinates in a "box" type. How do I convert them to PostGIS geometry ? I tried using ...
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Tweaking the table after shapefile import?

I'm importing shapefiles to Postgresql with the shp2pgsql command line tool. shp2pgsql -s 3035 -W "latin1" foo.shp | psql Should I do some table (SQL) tweaks after that? Or is the import fine after ...
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Cannot find information about my.table table in raster_columns

I am running PostgreSQL 9.4 and PostGIS 2.1 and have loaded a small piece USGS SRTM data for North America successfully into my database. I am attempting to export a small piece of of the rasters I ...
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How to speed up simultaneous working with PostGIS layers in QGIS?

we are working on one big layer at the same time (10-20 people). Some of us use QGIS 2.8.1 and the other 2.6. The user with 2.8 have a lot of crashes (QGIS). The 2.6 users don't have this crashes but ...
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Can't upload files to database by Nominatim

I was trying upload geofabric's netherlands-latest file into Nominatim's database. I used bellow command and all was fine: ./utils/setup.php --osm-file maps/netherlands-latest.osm.pbf --all 2>&1 | ...
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How to install PostGIS shp2pgsql-gui on openSUSE 13.2?

I installed PostgreSQL 9.4.4 together with pgAdminIII (1.20.00) and the PostGIS extension (2.1.7, via the Stack Builder) from http://www.enterprisedb.com/products-services-training/pgdownload on my ...
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PostGIS ST_Intersects not returning values

I recently installed the PostGIS extension for a rails app that i'm working on. Currently, i am trying to get all the polygons that intersect the vieport of the Google Maps. On running the (see ...
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Installing odbc_fdw in Postgresql 9.3.5 in Windows

I need to install odbc_fdw on my postgresql 9.3.5 which is running on Windows server 2012. So far, I've found this version which only works for postgres 9.1. I found this other version that should ...