[postgis-users] The Old Who is using PostGIS survey again?

Paul Ramsey pramsey at opengeo.org
Wed Jan 7 15:34:15 PST 2009

Fastest way to migrate: drop a couple thousand bucks on an FME license
and run it once. :)  If you understand Oracle Spatial, you understand
PostGIS, conceptually. Just a few function names different. The
drudgery of a migration though, that's something FME can cure.


On Wed, Jan 7, 2009 at 12:36 PM, Stephen Carville <scarville at landam.com> wrote:
> We're not there yet but one of the developers and I just started a project to
> migrate our Flood zone data from  Oracle spacial to postGIS.
> I am a systems engineer; the other guy is a C and Java developer and neither
> of us has a deep knowledge of GIS and database management.  Right now I'd
> snap up a "dummies" book for postGIS in a heartbeat.   I could use any help I
> can get :-)
> --
> Stephen Carville <scarville at landam.com>
> Systems Engineer
> Land America
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