PostGIS adds support for geographic objects to the PostgreSQL object-relational database. In effect, PostGIS "spatially enables" the PostgreSQL server, allowing it to be used as a backend spatial database for geographic information systems (GIS), much like ESRI's SDE or Oracle's Spatial extension.
|Tags||Database Database Engines/Servers|
|Operating Systems||POSIX Windows Windows Windows Mac OS X UNIX-like OSs|
Release Notes: This release focuses on speed improvements, more features, and bugfixes.
Release Notes: This is a bugfix release, including improvements to prepared geometry tests, circular strings, collection handling, and others.
Release Notes: This release adds bugfixes and small improvements.
Release Notes: This release fixes an important bug introduced in previous release that broke the ability to use Mapserver LINE layers with PostGIS.
Release Notes: This release added an ST_AsGeoJSON() function, PostgreSQL 8.4 support, performance improvements with GEOS 3.1, memory leak fixes, documentation improvements, and more reliable handling of curve types.