[Freegis-list] spatial databases
jan at intevation.de
Wed Apr 28 18:09:36 CEST 2004
On Sun, Apr 25, 2004 at 12:57:17PM +0000, Saurabh Data wrote:
> CAn someone justify that MySQL 4.1 and PostGIS/PostgreSQL are the only two
> open source spatial databases available in the market.
> and there are no other OSS alternatives
well, some people from SAP told me that MaxDB (former SAP DB)
has some support. But I didn't find any real evidence.
I do not recommend MySQL since if you are using the spatial
stuff you loose are feature such as transactions (IIRC).
PostGIS/PostgreSQL is the best choice today and widely used.
Jan-Oliver Wagner http://intevation.de/~jan/
Intevation GmbH http://intevation.de/
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