PostGIS vs. PostgREST vs. pREST

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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 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.

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

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

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

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
Downsides of PostgREST?

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

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

  • 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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