[postgis-users] raster2pgsql vs gdal2wktraster ...can someone clarify?

AJ7 ackbar at ackadij.com
Mon Mar 14 09:15:09 PDT 2011

Pierre Racine-2 wrote:
>>> Be carefull here as PostGIS raster was not really intented to do this
>>> kind
>>> Why do you feel the need to use PostGIS for that?
>>>> Ah well I am using PostGIS already, as part of handling other vector
>>>> data
>>>> sets etc....this raster image is just one side to it - besides, there
>>>> would be other images which would be bigger, and also, one has to start
>>>> somewhere to test whether it works. Before I stumbled upon Postgis
>>>> Raster, the other option was for me to transform the raster image to
>>>> vector data with attributes - but I want to see how well Postgis Raster
>>>> works for me. I need to be able to dynamically query my datasets (e.g.
>>>> vector data + raster images).
> Then PostGIS raster is probably the right choice. And you should use the
> -k option something like "-k 25x25" and see the results and performance.
> Pierre

Thanks - will also try to upgrade to the latest postgis source, hopefully
will go smoothly on the snow leopard
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