[GeoNode-devel] Getting my django app to save to postgis instead of the default database...

Dave Kennewell davekennewell at gmail.com
Mon May 9 11:29:40 PDT 2016

Thanks Simone,

That gives me the confidence to use DATABASE_ROUTERS to store the data in

>From here I can hopefully then import/configure it in geoserver, roughly

and finally create the layer in geonode using importlayers.

I think that should work, but I welcome any advice from anyone if I'm
naively missing any roadblocks.

On 9 May 2016 at 21:19, Simone Dalmasso <simone.dalmasso at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi it is correct, geonode models don't describe the layer contents only
> the Layer entity. the geonode Layer table is in the geonode database and
> contain the layers description while the shapefile content is stored in
> dedicated tables in geonode_data and is created by geoserver on layer
> upload.
> 2016-05-09 19:01 GMT+02:00 Dave Kennewell <davekennewell at gmail.com>:
>> Hi all,
>> I have a django app that harvests latitude and longitude as float
>> numbers, together with some text, and stores them in a model. After syncdb,
>> this happily writes to my "geonode" default database.
>> But I want to plot this data in geoserver, and show it as a layer in
>> geonode. So (I assume) I need to get the harvested data into the
>> "geonode_data" postgis database.
>> When I look into the django documentation for multiple databases
>> <https://docs.djangoproject.com/en/1.7/topics/db/multi-db/#defining-your-databases>,
>> it suggests I use DATABASE_ROUTERS to achieve this. Sounds reasonable.
>> But when I search the geonode codebase for DATABASE_ROUTERS there is nothing
>> going on
>> <https://github.com/GeoNode/geonode/search?utf8=%E2%9C%93&q=DATABASE_ROUTERS>
>> .
>> Is it correct that the only way data gets into a standard geonode
>> datastore is directly via the upload app, and not via any models?
>> Before I go down the DATABASE_ROUTERS rabbithole, I wanted to check if
>> this is the correct way to get model data into the datastore, or am I
>> missing something?
>> Thanks for any help
>> Dave
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> --
> Simone
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