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Flyway vs PostGIS: What are the differences?

Flyway: Database Migrations Made Easy. Easy to setup, simple to master. Flyway lets you regain control of your database migrations with pleasure and plain sql. Solves only one problem and solves it well. Flyway migrates your database, so you don't have to worry about it anymore; 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.

Flyway and PostGIS belong to "Database Tools" category of the tech stack.

Some of the features offered by Flyway are:

  • Supported databases: Oracle, SQL Server, SQL Azure, DB2, DB2 z/OS, MySQL, MariaDB, Google Cloud SQL, PostgreSQL, Redshift, Vertica, H2, Hsql, Derby, SQLite
  • Supported build tools: Maven, Gradle, Ant and SBT
  • Works on: Windows, Mac OSX, Linux, Java and Android

On the other hand, PostGIS provides the following key features:

  • Processing and analytic functions for both vector and raster data for splicing, dicing, morphing, reclassifying, and collecting/unioning with the power of SQL
  • raster map algebra for fine-grained raster processing
  • Spatial reprojection SQL callable functions for both vector and raster data

"Superb tool, easy to configure and use" is the primary reason why developers consider Flyway over the competitors, whereas "De facto GIS in SQL" was stated as the key factor in picking PostGIS.

Flyway and PostGIS are both open source tools. It seems that Flyway with 4.2K GitHub stars and 915 forks on GitHub has more adoption than PostGIS with 645 GitHub stars and 246 GitHub forks.

HotelTonight, Key Location, and DNT are some of the popular companies that use PostGIS, whereas Flyway is used by JustWatch, Red Panda Platform, and Picnic Technologies. PostGIS has a broader approval, being mentioned in 53 company stacks & 14 developers stacks; compared to Flyway, which is listed in 15 company stacks and 19 developer stacks.

What is Flyway?

Flyway lets you regain control of your database migrations with pleasure and plain sql. Solves only one problem and solves it well. Flyway migrates your database, so you don't have to worry about it anymore.

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.
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    What are some alternatives to Flyway and PostGIS?
    Liquibase
    Developers store database changes in text-based files on their local development machines and apply them to their local databases. Changelog files can be be arbitrarily nested for better management.
    Slick
    It is a modern database query and access library for Scala. It allows you to work with stored data almost as if you were using Scala collections while at the same time giving you full control over when a database access happens and which data is transferred.
    Sequel Pro
    Sequel Pro is a fast, easy-to-use Mac database management application for working with MySQL databases.
    Open PostgreSQL Monitoring
    Open PostgreSQL Monitoring is a free software designed to help you manage your PostgreSQL servers.
    DataGrip
    A cross-platform IDE that is aimed at DBAs and developers working with SQL databases.
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    Review ofFlywayFlyway

    it works with complex SQL script and it is very high customizable.

    How developers use Flyway and PostGIS
    Avatar of Kalibrr
    Kalibrr uses PostGISPostGIS

    PostGIS makes it easy (and fast) to do geographic queries, such as nearest-neighbor and bounding box queries.

    Avatar of Sail Tactics
    Sail Tactics uses PostGISPostGIS

    Backend for weather forecast data that Geoserver queries to build updated weather maps

    Avatar of Mathias Vonende
    Mathias Vonende uses PostGISPostGIS

    Storage for geo data.

    Avatar of DNT
    DNT uses PostGISPostGIS

    Geospatial queries

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