[postgis-users] Compare SQL Server 2008 Spatial, PostGIS, MySQL functionality

Martin Davis mbdavis at refractions.net
Fri Jul 18 09:05:14 PDT 2008

Another interesting evaluation axis might be support for true geodetic 
(geographic) data.   I believe that only SQLServer has this  (along with 
Oracle and IBM,of course)


Paragon wrote:
> As part of our due diligence work, we are formulating a comparison of the
> spatial functionality offered by SQL Server 2008 Spatial, PostGIS and MySQL.
> Its currently in draft, but we hope to release within the next week.
> We would appreciate if people could take a quick look at it and let us know
> if you see any gross errors or important things we left out.  Most of this
> information we curled from reading the help docs of each product and from
> our general familiarity with the databases and GIS products out there.  We
> tried to be as fair as possible.
> http://www.bostongis.com/PrinterFriendly.aspx?content_name=sqlserver2008_pos
> tgis_mysql_compare
> Thanks,
> Regina and Leo
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Martin Davis
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Refractions Research, Inc.
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