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PostGIS in action

Posted: April 25, 2011
Categories: books, GIS, Postgres, PostGIS
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PostGIS in action has landed: finally a book about PostGIS, we were all missing it!A software project that has a public visibility since almost 10 years, with a large community and a long series of use cases, finally has its deserved book.I started using PostGIS in 2006 in a situation where the company I were working for at that time had to cut the cost of licenses and maintenance. Opting for FOSS gave us also the possibility to eliminate long administrative times needed to change any of the requirements in the licenses.But above all, we knew to select a technology...
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