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Open Technology Group, Inc. announces PostGIS & UMN MapServer Training

Posted on 2008-01-09

MORRISVILLE, NC - January 8, 2008 - Open Technology Group, Inc. announces PostGIS & UMN MapServer Training

The Open Technology Group (OTG), the leader in the development and delivery of training solutions centered about Open Source technologies, announced today the addition of its "Introduction to GIS with PostGIS & MapServer" course to its wide range of PostgreSQL related course offerings. "Implementing GIS solutions can be a daunting task" said Chander Ganesan, President "Our Introduction to GIS with PostGIS & MapServer course covers the concepts, administration tools, and techniques necessary to quickly and efficiently implement these solutions using PostGIS, PostgreSQL, and UMN MapServer to visualize results. Furthermore, it allows our customers a wider range of customization options for our on-site course offerings."

"OTG continues to deliver the most comprehensive set of public-enrollment PostgreSQL courses in the world" said Ganesan, "and our customers are able to mix and match components of our courses to meet their specific goals for affordable on-site delivery to groups of 4 or more students."

The "Introduction to GIS with PostGIS & MapServer" course covers the following topics:

  • GIS Fundamentals/Concepts

  • Installing PostGIS

  • PostGIS Data Loads (Shape File Imports)

  • PostGIS Features

  • Creating PostGIS Tables & Loading Data

  • Simple PostGIS Queries (Simple Features for SQL)

  • Visualizing PostGIS Results

  • Deploying UMN MapServer

  • Implementing Interactive Maps


Founded in 2004 and headquartered in Morrisville, NC, the Open Technology Group, Inc. (OTG) has established itself as the leading provider of training solutions centered about Open Source software and solutions. With its comprehensive library of in-house developed intellectual property, OTG is able to deliver comprehensive, customized, and structured training covering a wide range of software solutions. The Open Technology Group offers affordable customized on-site technology training throughout the world, as well as public-enrollment courses at its headquarters in Morrisville, NC as well as at a wide range of partner locations worldwide. For more information, a schedule of upcoming courses, and a complete course catalog, visit us online at http://www.otg-nc.com, or contact us at 877-258-8987 .

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