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?
What is Stellar?
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Why do developers choose Stellar?
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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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