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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.

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 Upmin Admin?

Upmin Admin is a framework for creating powerful admin backends with minimal effort.
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          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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