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About this product
The first book about PostGIS, a lightweight, open source tool that adds
geographic support to the popular PostgreSQL database. PostGIS is
used to develop location-based services.
From mobile phone usage to online shopping and every application in
between, location is an incredibly important piece of data. PostGIS is a
high-caliber, open source tool that allows developers to take location
information and make it actionable.
PostGIS in Action will help both new and experienced database users
solve location-related problems. For those with experience in more
traditional relational databases, this book provides a background in
vector-based GIS so they can quickly move on to analyzing, viewing,
and mapping data. This tutorial includes discussion and examples of
many real-world uses.
The only book devoted entirely to PostGIS.F
Discusses real-world problems, t academic ones.F
Covers features of PostgreSQL 8.4.
- Author BiographyRegina Obe and Leo Hsu are a wife and husband team of database specialists who have been actively involved in the PostGIS community since 2002. Regina is a member of the PostGIS core development team and the Project Steering Committee. Their company, Paragon Corporation, was founded in 1997 and has provided database and GIS solutions for a broad range of clients. They also host two sites: BostonGIS.com and PostgresOnline.com.
- Author(s)Leo Hsu,Regina O. Obe
- PublisherManning Publications
- Date of Publication05/05/2011
- SubjectComputing: Professional & Programming
- Place of PublicationNew York
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintManning Publications
- Out-of-print date05/05/2015
- Content NoteIllustrations
- Weight866 g
- Width188 mm
- Height234 mm
- Spine26 mm