PostGIS vs. pREST vs. phxsql

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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 pREST?

Serve a RESTful API from any PostgreSQL database. There is the PostgREST written in haskell, keep a haskell software in production is not easy job, with this need that was born the pREST.

What is phxsql?

PhxSQL is a high-availability and strong-consistency MySQL cluster built on Paxos and Percona.

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Why do developers choose PostGIS?
Why do you like PostGIS?

Why do developers choose pREST?
Why do you like pREST?

Why do developers choose phxsql?
Why do you like phxsql?

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

What are some alternatives to PostGIS, pREST, and phxsql?

  • 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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