[postgis-users] Who is Using PostGIS?

Alvaro Zabala alvaro_zabala at hotmail.com
Wed Mar 10 01:52:58 PST 2004

>>    Who are you?
Alvaro Zabala. DAP (Empresa Publica Para el Desarrollo Agrario y Pesquero)

>>    What are you using PostGIS for?

Spatial Database to support a GIS App (desktop, spatial server middleware 
and map server)

>>    Why did you choose PostGIS?

OpenSource. Implementation of Geometry Types en RDBMS.  cheaper -;)- and 
faster than Oracle Spatial.

>>    What makes you happy about your PostGIS installation?
Easy to use. Razonable performance.
>>    What makes you unhappy about your PostGIS installation?

Not easy to use. For Win2 you must install CygWin before.
Peformance is not as so good as MySQL expatial extension.

Alvaro Zabala Ordóñez
Ingeniero en Geodesia y Cartografía.
Ingeniero Técnico en Topografía.

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