[postgis-users] PostGIS 2.2.0 Released

Paul Ramsey pramsey at cleverelephant.ca
Thu Oct 8 06:24:01 PDT 2015


PostGIS 2.2.0 is released! Over the last two years a number of
interesting new features have been added, such as:

* True nearest-neighbor searching for all geometry and geography types
* New volumetric geometry support, including ST_3DDifference,
ST_3DUnion and more
* Temporal data model support and functions like
ST_ClosestPointOfApproach to support temporal query
* Spatial clustering functions ST_ClusterIntersecting and ST_ClusterWithin
* Subdividing large geometries with ST_Subdivide
* Fast box clipping with ST_ClipByBox2D
* In-database raster processing with ST_Retile and ST_CreateOverview
* New high-speed native code address standardizer
* Visvalingam-Whyatt geometry simplification with ST_SimplifyVW
* Support for compressed “tiny well-known binary” format with

See the full list of changes in the news file:

Thanks to everyone who helped with testing and development over this cycle!

Team PostGIS

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