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From:Peter Brawley Date:May 9 2006 10:57pm
Subject:Re: comparing postgis with mysql
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Parang Saraf wrote:
> hello,
>
> I am relatively new in this field. I am designing a database to store the
> events extracted from the oceans. This project later demands of 
> publishing
> data on web. I am not able to decide which database to use. Mysql with
> spatial extension or the postgis one. I would prefer to use windows 
> platform.
>
> Can someone suggest or can provide me with some links that compare the 
> two
> databases. Do you think Mysql has a better spatial elements handling
> capacity in comparison to postgis.?
MySQL's current OpenGis implementation is of a part of the "simple" 
OpenGis spec. PostGis doesn't do speherical geometry either, AFAIK. 
There is a MySQL-PostGres comparison at 
http://monstera.man.poznan.pl/wiki/index.php/Mysql_vs_postgres.

PB
>
> please reply soon.
>
> Thanks and Regards
> Parang Saraf
> parang.saraf@stripped
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comparing postgis with mysqlParang Saraf9 May
  • Re: comparing postgis with mysqlRhino9 May
  • Re: comparing postgis with mysqlPeter Brawley10 May
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