PostGIS vs. PostgREST vs. Atlas-DB

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What is PostGIS?

PostGIS is a spatial database extender for PostgreSQL object-relational database. It adds support for geographic objects allowing location queries to be run in SQL.

What is PostgREST?

PostgREST serves a fully RESTful API from any existing PostgreSQL database. It provides a cleaner, more standards-compliant, faster API than you are likely to write from scratch.

What is Atlas-DB?

Atlas was developed by Netflix to manage dimensional time series data for near real-time operational insight. Atlas features in-memory data storage, allowing it to gather and report very large numbers of metrics, very quickly.
Why do developers choose PostGIS?
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Why do developers choose PostgREST?
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Why do developers choose Atlas-DB?
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What are the cons of using PostGIS?
No Cons submitted yet for PostGIS
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What are the cons of using PostgREST?
No Cons submitted yet for PostgREST
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What are the cons of using Atlas-DB?
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How much does PostGIS cost?
How much does PostgREST cost?
How much does Atlas-DB cost?
What companies use PostGIS?
64 companies on StackShare use PostGIS
What companies use PostgREST?
3 companies on StackShare use PostgREST
What companies use Atlas-DB?
1 companies on StackShare use Atlas-DB
What tools integrate with PostGIS?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with PostGIS
No integrations listed yet
No integrations listed yet

What are some alternatives to PostGIS, PostgREST, and Atlas-DB?

  • Sequel Pro - MySQL database management for Mac OS X
  • Open PostgreSQL Monitoring - Oversee and Manage Your PostgreSQL Servers
  • Liquibase - Source control for your database
  • Flyway - Database Migrations Made Easy

See all alternatives to PostGIS



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