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Two great things that taste great together: PostGIS and PostgreSQL

In my past life as a geospatial DBA, I had to navigate users and managers who belonged to different database teams (PostgreSQL, MySQL, SQL Server, Oracle, etc). When I was lucky enough to work in a shop that supported open source solutions, I was often asked by members of team MySQL, “Why should we use PostgreSQL [...]

By | October 17th, 2016|Categories: Holly PostGIS|Tags: , , |1 Comment

Why are you still paying for your GIS when you can get it for free?

If you haven’t switched to open source solutions (FREE!), then you have probably fallen for some common misconceptions/myths:   MYTH: Open source tools are buggy.  Does software have bugs? Of course. It was made by humans! But open source has the benefit of a strong community that can crowdsource fixes because the code base is [...]

By | October 4th, 2016|Categories: Holly PostGIS|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments