PostGIS vs Upmin Admin: What are the differences?
PostGIS: 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; Upmin Admin: Framework for creating powerful admin backends with minimal effort in Ruby on Rails. Upmin Admin is a framework for creating powerful admin backends with minimal effort.
PostGIS and Upmin Admin can be categorized as "Database" tools.
Some of the features offered by PostGIS are:
- Processing and analytic functions for both vector and raster data for splicing, dicing, morphing, reclassifying, and collecting/unioning with the power of SQL
- raster map algebra for fine-grained raster processing
- Spatial reprojection SQL callable functions for both vector and raster data
On the other hand, Upmin Admin provides the following key features:
- Zero to Admin in less than a minute
- Create actions with existing code
- Customize views using tools you are familiar with
PostGIS and Upmin Admin are both open source tools. It seems that Upmin Admin with 789 GitHub stars and 78 forks on GitHub has more adoption than PostGIS with 645 GitHub stars and 246 GitHub forks.
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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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