In a database, a mechanism for optimizing access to data based on the spatial column(s) of a data table.

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Acquiring ArcGIS-like speed in Postgis

I have been using Postgis 2.0 for 3/4 of a year now and while I really enjoy using it, excessive query processing time has rendered it basically unusable for my use case. I tend to do heavy ...
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rtree python polygon index

Sorry for a very basic questions about rtree. I would like to check whether the point is inside the polygon and the distance (point to the nearest point in polygon) as well. I was thinking about ...
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How to efficiently access the features returned by QgsSpatialIndex?

The PyQGIS Cookbook explains how to set up the spatial index but it only explains half of its usage: create spatial index — the following code creates an empty index index = QgsSpatialIndex() ...
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Understanding the Use of Spatial Indexes

I'm having trouble understanding the use of spatial indexes with RTree. Example: I have 300 buffered points, and I need to know each buffer's intersection area with a polygon shapefile. The polygon ...
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PostGIS doesn't use spatial index with ST_Intersects

I imported the data from openstreetmap using osm2pgsql and copied it another table structure. If I made a query for containing rows using st_intersects, st_contain or someone else, postgis don't use ...
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How to speed up queries for raster databases?

I have a raster database in postgresql/postgis with these columns: (ID, rast, data_of_data). 'rast' is the column that has raster files in WKT format. An example query to find the DN value of a ...
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PostGIS Intermittent INDEX Performance

I have a table containing approximately 55 million data points ( point is a geometry with SRID 4326 ) and for my query I need to join this to an area table ( currently have ~1800 areas ) which ...
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Is ArcMap 10.0 Query Layer passing invalid SQL to Oracle 11gR2?

In two different environments I'm having trouble using ArcMap 10.0 Query Layers to view SDO_GEOMETRY (point) data in Oracle 11.2. This suggests I'm doing something wrong... Points are in Oracle ...
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how to create RTree index on LineString geometry

I'm working with NTS(NetTopologySuite), then I get some geometries with type of LineString, and I want to create the IntervalRTree Index on them. Here are some codes: SortedPackedIntervalRTree<...
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How does a quad-tree cope with very large objects?

If I use a quad-tree to index my map data, how does it cope with a road that goes from one end of the map to the other? What other sort of indexes should I consider to get round this problem?
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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?
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Running Gevel on PostGIS 2.0

I have found Gevel, a tool enabling the visualization of the content of the GiST indices in Postgres. In particular, I am interested to use it to visualize the RTree spatial index in PostGIS. Does it ...
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Using a ShapeFile spatial index with ogr2ogr and ogr.DataSource.ExecuteSQL()

I created a spatial index foo.qix for a foo.shp with ogrinfo -sql "CREATE SPATIAL INDEX ON foo" foo.shp However, when I do a query with ogr2ogr and look at it in strace, it doesn't use that index: ...