PostGIS vs. fake2db vs. pghoard

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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 fake2db?

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

What is pghoard?

pghoard is a PostgreSQL backup daemon and restore tooling for cloud object storages.
Why do developers choose PostGIS?
Why do you like PostGIS?

Why do developers choose fake2db?
Why do you like fake2db?

Why do developers choose pghoard?
Why do you like pghoard?

What are the cons of using PostGIS?
No Cons submitted yet for PostGIS
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What are the cons of using fake2db?
No Cons submitted yet for fake2db
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What are the cons of using pghoard?
No Cons submitted yet for pghoard
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How much does PostGIS cost?
How much does fake2db cost?
How much does pghoard cost?
What companies use PostGIS?
64 companies on StackShare use PostGIS
What companies use fake2db?
0 companies on StackShare use fake2db
What companies use pghoard?
0 companies on StackShare use pghoard
What tools integrate with PostGIS?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with PostGIS
What tools integrate with fake2db?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with fake2db
What tools integrate with pghoard?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with pghoard

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

  • 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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