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Re: GIS and postgresql

From: Michael Fuhr <mike(at)fuhr(dot)org>
To: Randy Long <rlong(at)msce(dot)com>
Cc: "'pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org'" <pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: GIS and postgresql
Date: 2005-12-21 16:40:49
Message-ID: 20051221164048.GA27841@winnie.fuhr.org (view raw or flat)
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On Wed, Dec 21, 2005 at 08:24:47AM -0800, Randy Long wrote:
> Hi all. This is my first post after being on the mailing list for a while. I
> use GIS a lot and have been tinkering with Personal GEODB(ESRI ARCGIS 9.1).
> I am taking a class next semster on ESRI's Spatial Database Engine(SDE) on
> Windows SQL SERVER and am trying to lear a lot more on Enterprise GEODB. I
> have read that POSTGRESQL is prolly the best Open Source DB for Spatial DB.
> I looked at the books list on the site, and I can't seem to find any books
> or literature on topic of POST and GEODB. I am patiently looking through the
> archives and am finding nothing. If anyone could point me in the right
> direction, that would be much appreciated.

Check out PostGIS, an add-on module for PostgreSQL.  I'd recommend
subscribing to their mailing lists if you're going to use it.

http://postgis.refractions.net/

-- 
Michael Fuhr

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