PostGIS vs. PostgREST vs. Forest

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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 PostgREST?

PostgREST serves a fully RESTful API from any existing PostgreSQL database. It provides a cleaner, more standards-compliant, faster API than you are likely to write from scratch.

What is Forest?

Install the Forest agent in your application to analyze your data models and instantly set up an admin interface. Connect your 3rd party services to create intelligent consistency between all your data without needing to change context.
Why do developers choose PostGIS?
Why do you like PostGIS?

Why do developers choose PostgREST?
Why do you like PostgREST?

Why do developers choose Forest?
Why do you like Forest?

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

What are the cons of using PostgREST?
No Cons submitted yet for PostgREST
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What are the cons of using Forest?
No Cons submitted yet for Forest
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Want advice about which of these to choose?Ask the StackShare community!

How much does PostGIS cost?
How much does PostgREST cost?
How much does Forest cost?
Forest Pricing
What companies use PostGIS?
64 companies on StackShare use PostGIS
What companies use PostgREST?
3 companies on StackShare use PostgREST
What companies use Forest?
6 companies on StackShare use Forest
What tools integrate with PostGIS?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with PostGIS
No integrations listed yet
What tools integrate with Forest?
5 tools on StackShare integrate with Forest

What are some alternatives to PostGIS, PostgREST, and Forest?

  • 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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