PostGIS vs. dat vs. Quilt

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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 dat?

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

What is Quilt?

Install data with one command. Discover packages from the community. Share your packages (or keep them private).

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Why do developers choose PostGIS?
Why do you like PostGIS?

Why do developers choose dat?
Why do you like dat?

Why do developers choose Quilt?
Why do you like Quilt?

What are the cons of using PostGIS?
No Cons submitted yet for PostGIS
Downsides of PostGIS?

What are the cons of using dat?
No Cons submitted yet for dat
Downsides of dat?

What are the cons of using Quilt?
No Cons submitted yet for Quilt
Downsides of Quilt?

How much does PostGIS cost?
How much does dat cost?
How much does Quilt cost?
What companies use PostGIS?
64 companies on StackShare use PostGIS
What companies use dat?
1 companies on StackShare use dat
What companies use Quilt?
0 companies on StackShare use Quilt
What tools integrate with PostGIS?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with PostGIS
No integrations listed yet
What tools integrate with Quilt?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Quilt

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

  • 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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