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Re: [postgis-devel] FW: [GENERAL] PostgreSQL versus MySQL for GPS Data

From: "Paragon Corporation" <lr(at)pcorp(dot)us>
To: "'PostgreSQL Advocacy'" <pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [postgis-devel] FW: [GENERAL] PostgreSQL versus MySQL for GPS Data
Date: 2009-04-29 20:14:15
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FYI Paul Ramsey wrote a bit about this on his blog recently.

http://blog.cleverelephant.ca/2009/04/openstreetmap-moves-to-postgresql.html


Thanks,
Regina
-----Original Message-----
From: Paragon Corporation [mailto:lr(at)pcorp(dot)us] 
Sent: Wednesday, April 22, 2009 12:41 AM
To: 'PostgreSQL Advocacy'
Subject: FW: [postgis-devel] FW: [pgsql-advocacy] [GENERAL] PostgreSQL
versus MySQL for GPS Data

I submitted this to PostGIS/Dev newsgroup as well.  I guess more to come.
I'll forward as more information comes.

Thanks,
Regina

-----Original Message-----
From: SteveC [mailto:steve(at)asklater(dot)com]
Sent: Wednesday, April 22, 2009 12:16 AM
To: Paul Ramsey
Cc: Paragon Corporation; Matt Amos; Tom Hughes
Subject: Re: [postgis-devel] FW: [pgsql-advocacy] [GENERAL] PostgreSQL
versus MySQL for GPS Data

Hi yes you guys can rejoice.

Matt or Tom can summarise reasoning.


On 21 Apr 2009, at 17:24, Paul Ramsey wrote:

> Regina,
>
> This could be apocryphal. I understood Schuyler was making the case 
> for PgSQL to the OSM folks, but not that any decision had been made.
> They just upgraded their physical infrastructure recently, but I 
> wasn't aware that they changed their DB at that time.
>
> Steve? What's the word from OSM?
>
> Paul
>
> On Tue, Apr 21, 2009 at 4:25 PM, Paragon Corporation <lr(at)pcorp(dot)us>
> wrote:
>> Thought someone here may be able to answer this.
>>
>>
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: pgsql-advocacy-owner(at)postgresql(dot)org
>> [mailto:pgsql-advocacy-owner(at)postgresql(dot)org] On Behalf Of David 
>> Fetter
>> Sent: Tuesday, April 21, 2009 4:09 PM
>> To: Peter Childs
>> Cc: pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org; PostgreSQL Advocacy
>> Subject: Re: [pgsql-advocacy] [GENERAL] PostgreSQL versus MySQL for 
>> GPS Data
>>
>> On Tue, Apr 21, 2009 at 08:15:00PM +0100, Peter Childs wrote:
>>> Hmm Interestingly OSM have just switched from MySQL to PostgreSQL.
>>
>> Can we get somebody from OSM to talk about this on the record?
>>
>> Cheers,
>> David.
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Best

Steve




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