[postgis-users] Import GeoDB into PostGIS?

Andreas Albarello andreas.albarello at territoriumonline.com
Thu Feb 19 07:41:57 PST 2009

On 19 Feb 2009, at 16:31, Abram Gillespie wrote:

> Is there a direct way (something akin to shp2pgsql) to import data
> from a personal geodatabase?  I have an acquaintance whose geodb is so
> large that exporting to shp always times out.  Was hoping there was a
> way to skip the middle step.

OGR (http://www.gdal.org/ogr/) should be able to read ESRI Personal  
Geodatabases (http://www.gdal.org/ogr/drv_pgeo.html) and write to  
PostGIS. Have a look at ogr2ogr: http://www.gdal.org/ogr2ogr.html.

Andreas Albarello
Analysis & SW Development

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