Humongous.io vs PostGIS: What are the differences?
Developers describe Humongous.io as "mongoDB User Interface". HumongouS offers an incredible and slick out-of-the-box user experience. Just plug in your mongoDB database and you're up and running in minutes. No coding, no configuration needed. On the other hand, PostGIS is detailed as "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.
Humongous.io and PostGIS can be primarily classified as "Database" tools.
PostGIS is an open source tool with 645 GitHub stars and 246 GitHub forks. Here's a link to PostGIS's open source repository on GitHub.
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What is PostGIS?
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PostGIS makes it easy (and fast) to do geographic queries, such as nearest-neighbor and bounding box queries.
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