[postgis-users] PostGIS on a Raspberry Pi

Richard Greenwood richard.greenwood at gmail.com
Mon Feb 24 12:06:20 PST 2014

I enjoy hearing about folks heating up multiple cores on their big iron.
Reporting from the other end of the spectrum, I have PostgreSQL 9.1 /
PostGIS 2.0 running on a Raspberry Pi <http://www.raspberrypi.org/>. My
Raspberry Pi's day job is as a chickencam
<http://www2.greenwoodmap.com/>(that's a web cam in the hen house
monitoring chickens).

I did an intersection of 5k complex polygons in a couple seconds. If the
chickens hadn't been flapping around it probably would have been even

PostgreSQL and PostGIS are amazingly flexible, scaleable pieces of software!


Richard Greenwood
richard.greenwood at gmail.com
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