[gdal-dev] What do people think of the MySQL Spatial Extensions?

Lucena, Ivan ivan.lucena at pmldnet.com
Thu May 27 05:52:25 EDT 2010

Russell McOrmond wrote:
> I am aware of PostGIS, Oracle Spatial and ArcSDE.  I only became aware
> that MySQL had extensions as well very recently (My brother started at
> Pythian).
> http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.5/en/mysql-gis-conformance-and-compatibility.html
> http://www.gdal.org/ogr/drv_mysql.html
> Are there people in this list that use this extensively, and can give
> some comparisons to other databases/etc?
> Thanks!
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If you want a Geospatial extension to MySQL you can use TerraLib from terralib.org. It implements 
its own simple features and raster data model not only in MySQL but in some other rdbms.



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