fake2db vs PostGIS: What are the differences?
What is fake2db? Create test databases that are populated with fake data. Generate fake but valid data filled databases for test purposes using most popular patterns(AFAIK). Current support is sqlite, mysql, postgresql, mongodb.
What is PostGIS? Open source spatial database. 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.
fake2db and PostGIS can be categorized as "Database" tools.
fake2db and PostGIS are both open source tools. fake2db with 1.98K GitHub stars and 103 forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than PostGIS with 645 GitHub stars and 246 GitHub forks.
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PostGIS makes it easy (and fast) to do geographic queries, such as nearest-neighbor and bounding box queries.
Backend for weather forecast data that Geoserver queries to build updated weather maps