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

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PyQgis - How to update a spatial index?

I am trying to speed up a QGIS plugin I wrote by adding a spatial index to a vector layer. The aim of my plugin is to simplify a line network by merging some of its features, based on some criteria. ...
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Basic sp-gist indexing?

Please forgive a very, very elementary question. I am using a PostgreSQL 9.3.5 database, and one of the tables stores longitude and latitude. (These are two separate columns.) I would like to do ...
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How to speed up an st_intersects() query? [duplicate]

I have a "huge" spatial database: 72GB, 200 millions documents with geometries (points) I have a GIST index on the geometries the database: CREATE TABLE resources ( id bigint NOT NULL, accuracy ...
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Optimize nearest neighbor query on 70 million point cloud on SQL Server 2008

I have about 75 million records in a SQL Server 2008 R2 Express database. Each is a lat long corresponding to some value. The table has geography column. I am trying to find one nearest neighbor for a ...
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Is it possible that a good spatial index just cannot be made?

I have about 6 million rows with geography spatial features - they are all 1000 meter radius hexagons all over the US. There are a couple hundred thousand that would have been NULL, which I updated ...
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Spatialite Index not matching

I have a dataset containing GPS points I store in a table with a geometry column. I use the following code to populate my table. CREATE TABLE STOPS_GEO ( stop_id TEXT PRIMARY KEY, stop_desc TEXT, ...
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Poor Performance when using Spatial Indexes in MySQL

Re-post of a question asked on Stack Overflow when it was suggested this would be a better forum. I'm trying a little experiment at pushing a data set which is not geo-spatial but fits it quite well ...
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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: ...
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OpenStreetMap Data Lookup Slow in PostGIS

I have imported OpenStreetMap data (Europe) into PostgreSQL 9.1 database with the help of osm2pgsql and filtered out everything expect administrative areas. I have GIST index for polygon (way) column. ...
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Problem with spatial index PostGis

I'm using Postgis 2.1. I have this table with about 50k rows: CREATE TABLE rilevazioni ( geom geometry(Polygon), stimolo integer, tmstmp timestamp without time zone, id bigserial NOT NULL, ...
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3D KNN index in PostGIS

I am looking for a way to do fast KNN queries on a dataset of 10+ million 3D points (and growing). I was hoping PostGIS would do the trick with its new <-> and <#> operators, but they don't seem ...
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ArcSDE PostgreSQL configuration parameters for Spatial Index?

I wonder why there is not any configuration parameter (DEFAULT Keyword) for spatial indexes in Arcsde for postgres. In ArcSDE for Oracle we have S_STORAGE,S_INDEX_SP_FID,S_INDEX_ALL parameter for ...
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create polygon adjacency matrix using python

I am trying to create an adjacency matrix from a set of polygons. That is, I have a bunch of polygons and I want to identify which polygons have a common edge or "touch" each other. Once I find this ...
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How to speed up spatialite-query using spatialindex?

I have got 2 tables, one of type LineLayer called strlayer, the other one is a PolygonLayer called blayer. The LineLayer contains two rows called fromBland and toBland that should be filled with an ...
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Index to speed up ST_HausdorffDistance?

When comparing similarity of linestrings with ST_HausdorffDistance (or another type of similarity function), is there a way to use an index to speed up the search for similar linestrings?
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How to create my own remote sensing index?

Using Landsat images how do I create my own indices to extract particular landuse? Are there any tool/ software for creating indices?
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Spatial search performance on a collection of Points in a PostGis database

Let's assume you have a huge PostGis spatial table (using Postgresql 9.2, postgis 1.5) : BIGTABLE ( p Point, someData varchar ) which contains millions of records. Each record has been created ...
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What are the PostGIS Raster Constraints used for?

My question is quite basic, but I have not found a simple explanation of why raster constraints are useful. I have worked with rasters in PostGIS for a while but only recently I realized that I do ...
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Geoserver WFS features query inaccurate using SQL Server Backend with spatial index

I´m using Geoserver to query features through WFS in an Web Application with Openlayers as client. The queried layer is using SQL Server as backend storage. When applying a spatial index to the ...
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How to work with the STRtree Index when object in the index change it's position?

I'm work with the NTS(NetTopologySuite), I get large amounts of Point geometries, for fast querying the point object, I make the STRtree Index like this, STRtree tree = new STRtree(); foreach (var p ...
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How to quickly extend PostGIS's R-Tree implementation?

I am working on a problem where along with data points location, I also have information about the connectivity between points.(Think a graph of points, where an edge denotes some relationship) My ...
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How to properly utilize DWITHIN Spatial Filter in OpenLayers

Given the following code: var points = []; points.push(new OpenLayers.Geometry.Point(-110, 38)); points.push(new OpenLayers.Geometry.Point(-108, 40)); var lineString = ...
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Does QGIS automatically use spatialite spatial indexes?

When you write a query in spatialite you have to manually join your query to the spatial index for that index to be used to speed up the query. When QGIS displays data does it take advantage of any ...
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Geary's index of spatial autocorrelation

Does anyone knows If there is a way to calculate Geary's index of spatial autocorrelation on open source gis?
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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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How do you build a MongoDB spatial index for GeoJSON geometry?

I'm attempting to build a spatial index on a collection of features that I created from: ogr2ogr -f GeoJSON out.json ... and then imported into MongoDB (2.6.1). When I attempt to build a spatial ...
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PostGIS Spatial Index not used after copying table

I am copying a PostGIS database from my computer to our webserver. I always had problems to copy the entire database using pg_dump and pg_restore so I am creating a new database on the server and copy ...
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Speeding up OpenStreetMap PostGIS querying

I have OpenStreetMap data for the Netherlands loaded into a PostGIS database (PostgreSQL 8.3 / PostGIS 1.3.3) using the osmosis schema. This means all tags are stored in a hstore field. In addition to ...
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ST_Intersects() in WHERE clause misses results

I have a table with a lot of geographical objects like countries, cities or points inside the cities. For instance # SELECT id, ST_AsText(location) FROM brace_brace WHERE id IN (3, 42); id | ...
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Is it possible to use JTS for calculations on data in geographic coordinates?

I have some spatial data that has all of its coordinates as lat/lon pairs (with about 10 digits decimal precision), it's stored in a database as WGS84 data. Some of the data is represented as polygons ...
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How do you view the current spatial index grid size for a file geodatabase feature class?

I am receiving an "The spatial index grid size is invalid." error during a copy/paste of polygon features in ArcMap and I successfully corrected it with AddSpatialIndex. But in an effort to figure out ...
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Fast zipcode detection from latitude/longitude

I need a way to get the zipcode of a lat/long pair fast (<10 ms), and at a high rate (thousands of qps) I've loaded a shapefile from the US Census Bureau into a mysql database with spatial ...
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For which operations a PostGIS Geography index is useful?

I need to do KNN- and within-region queries for POI data. I store the POI locations in a geography column. Since I understand that ST_DISTANCE doesn't use the geography index, I added a geometry index ...
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Basics about Spatial Indexes

I was asking on a forum if it could be a good idea to create spatial indexes on subsets of a table when your application display on map only those subsets and never the entire table. I was asking ...
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Indexing GIS data associated with user with timestamp

I have data for each user in this format user1:(timestamp,lattitude,longitude) user1:(timestamp1,lattitude1,longitude1)..... Here the 1 at the end of timestamp/lat/long is to specify a different ...
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Adding multiple layers to Tilemill from a single sqlite DB

This is a repost of a question I had over at the MapBox support board. Since I wasn't having much luck over there, I'm hoping I would have better success here. I'm having trouble adding more than a ...
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Trying to combine nearby points into a polygon

We have collected millions of cell phone strength readings. I am trying to group points of the same strenght that are within a distance of each other in to a polygon. I asked on the postgis mailing ...
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Spatialite, to speed performance, when should I create Views, Indexes or additional spatial tables?

I’ve got a large Spatialite database with a table of lines (roads, rail and water). I created a spatial index of the geometry to speed things up. This works amazingly well when I’m zoomed in close....
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Why doesn't PostGIS use gist index when doing a ST_DUMP(ST_UNION)?

My query: DROP TABLE IF EXISTS tmp; CREATE TEMP TABLE tmp AS SELECT *, ST_BUFFER(the_geom::GEOGRAPHY, 3000)::GEOMETRY AS buffer FROM af_modis_master LIMIT 20000; CREATE INDEX idx_tmp_the_geom ON tmp ...
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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 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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IFeatureIndex2.Index Performance Issues ArcObjects

I have a large number of polygon features in a personal geodatabase featureclass. I would like to find the nearest polygon for several points inside an area of interest(the red area in figure). I ...
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How could I make this PostGIS query run faster?

SELECT st_band(rast, 1), st_width(rast), st_height(rast), st_bandpixeltype(rast, 1), st_bandnodatavalue(rast, 1), st_scalex(rast), st_scaley(rast), st_upperleftx(rast), st_upperlefty(rast) FROM public....
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SQL Server 2008 Spatial Index Nearest Neighbour

I am trying to query geopoints for nearest neighbour, Whether I use spatial index or not, I always get similar times and it takes about 6 seconds. How can I speed this query up? Here is my query: ...
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Shorter Version of this SpatiaLite Query

I've been doing some spatial queries using spatialite, and they're large enough that a spatial index becomes a must. An example of using an index is given in the tutorial spatialite> SELECT ...
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Spatial Indexes on OS MasterMap Data

What are the optimal settings for setting up a SQL Server 2008 Spatial database with full UK OS MasterMap data in? Seperate tables for the different feature types, or a single table with everything ...
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How can I use R-Tree to find points within a distance in Spatialite?

Create a table with 3D points: create table points (coords pointz); select CreateSpatialIndex('points', 'coords'); Insert 13k rows: insert into points values (geometryfromtext('pointz(...)')) Do ...