LRS ? databases (mysql vs. postgres)
r0ss at SHAW.CA
Wed Aug 31 14:31:08 EDT 2005
A bit of topic but do either of these database support linear referencing?? Anyone know of any options other than Oracle?
----- Original Message -----
From: Bart van den Eijnden <bartvde at XS4ALL.NL>
Date: Wednesday, August 31, 2005 11:31 am
Subject: Re: [UMN_MAPSERVER-USERS] databases (mysql vs. postgres)
> There should be many emails on this in the archives.
> Basically, PostGIS is supported well, MySQL spatial extensions are
> supported, only a thing called MyGIS which stores the geometries
> in a WKB
> or WKT field in MySQL.
> Mostly for point data (because of performance), OGR's Virtual
> Spatial Data
> could be used for MySQL (X and Y column in the database table).
> Hope this helps.
> Best regards,
> On Wed, 31 Aug 2005 18:06:06 +0200, Nate Reed
> <nate at SEASTAR.JPL.NASA.GOV>
> > I'm wondering how MySql and Postgres compare with regard to
> MapServer> feature support and compatibility. Seems like a lot of
> > features
> > are designed to work with Postgres. Can someone point me to a
> comparison> or discussion of the databases supported in MapServer?
> > Thanks,
> > Nate
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