[postgis-users] Performance external loop, WHERE IN (values), stored procedure or else to pass data to SQL query

Leknín Řepánek godzilalalala at gmail.com
Mon Jun 13 11:46:53 PDT 2016

Python Array -> geometry(POINT, [SRID])[] -> unnest, you can use unnest
in CTE
something like

WITH cte AS (
	SELECT unnest(array['POINT(1 1)'::geometry ......]) pnt

Milions of points aren`t big data, if it is slow, maybe you should check
your indexes.

On Mon, Jun 13, 2016 at 08:08:34AM -0700, Michal Seidl wrote:
> Hello,
> I have probably simple question but I am stuck. I have table with about 1E6
> points in table. I have about hundreds of points in Python array. How to
> pass these points into Postgis SQL query to check against table (if the same
> point exist) with millions points?
> I started with Python loop to check every point individually but it is slow.
> I have found lots of receipts how to fight with large data but they have to
> be already in database.
> Which way is good for this situation?
> - create temporary table and firstly insert points into DB
> - try to manage Python not to close connection and send SQL query with each
> point fast
> - try to push all points in one query? How?
> - write stored procedure that will accept array of data?
> - anything else?
> May be it is more general SQL questions, but i am working with points.
> Thanks for advice Michal
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