PostGIS vs Stellar

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PostGIS vs Stellar: What are the differences?

Developers describe PostGIS 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. On the other hand, Stellar is detailed as "Fast database snapshot and restore tool for development". Stellar allows you to quickly restore database when you are e.g. writing database migrations, switching branches or messing with SQL. PostgreSQL and MySQL are supported.

PostGIS and Stellar can be categorized as "Database" tools.

PostGIS and Stellar are both open source tools. Stellar with 3.58K GitHub stars and 108 forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than PostGIS with 645 GitHub stars and 246 GitHub forks.

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 Stellar?

Stellar allows you to quickly restore database when you are e.g. writing database migrations, switching branches or messing with SQL. PostgreSQL and MySQL are supported.

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          What are some alternatives to PostGIS and Stellar?
          MongoDB
          MongoDB stores data in JSON-like documents that can vary in structure, offering a dynamic, flexible schema. MongoDB was also designed for high availability and scalability, with built-in replication and auto-sharding.
          MySQL
          The MySQL software delivers a very fast, multi-threaded, multi-user, and robust SQL (Structured Query Language) database server. MySQL Server is intended for mission-critical, heavy-load production systems as well as for embedding into mass-deployed software.
          Elasticsearch
          Elasticsearch is a distributed, RESTful search and analytics engine capable of storing data and searching it in near real time. Elasticsearch, Kibana, Beats and Logstash are the Elastic Stack (sometimes called the ELK Stack).
          PostgreSQL
          PostgreSQL is an advanced object-relational database management system that supports an extended subset of the SQL standard, including transactions, foreign keys, subqueries, triggers, user-defined types and functions.
          ArcGIS
          It is a geographic information system for working with maps and geographic information. It is used for creating and using maps, compiling geographic data, analyzing mapped information, sharing and much more.
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            Kalibrr uses PostGISPostGIS

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

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            Sail Tactics uses PostGISPostGIS

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

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            Mathias Vonende uses PostGISPostGIS

            Storage for geo data.

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            DNT uses PostGISPostGIS

            Geospatial queries

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