PostGIS vs. dat vs. fake2db

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Description

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 dat?

Dat is an open source project that provides a streaming interface between every file format and data storage backend.

What is fake2db?

Generate fake but valid data filled databases for test purposes using most popular patterns(AFAIK). Current support is sqlite, mysql, postgresql, mongodb.

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Cons

What are the cons of using PostGIS?
No Cons submitted yet for PostGIS
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What are the cons of using dat?
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What are the cons of using fake2db?
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Pricing

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Companies

What companies use PostGIS?
61 companies on StackShare use PostGIS
What companies use dat?
1 companies on StackShare use dat
What companies use fake2db?
0 companies on StackShare use fake2db

Integrations

What tools integrate with PostGIS?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with PostGIS
No integrations listed yet
What tools integrate with fake2db?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with fake2db

What are some alternatives to PostGIS, dat, and fake2db?

  • 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

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