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GIS- and Geo-Database Management System options
By Max Dietrich | Geospatial specialist, Web-Developer.
With the ever increasing amount of data, the question arises at some point how it can be managed effectively. GIS databases are used here.
Free and open-source
- ArangoDB Community Edition
ArangoDB is a user-friendly, powerful open source NoSQL database with a unique combination of functions.
- PostGIS / PostgreSQL
PostGIS provides spatial objects for the PostgreSQL database that enable the storage and retrieval of information about location and assignment.
One of the most popular database servers. Developed by the original developers of MySQL.
MySQL is one of the most widely used relational database management systems in the world. It is available as open source software and as a commercial enterprise version for various operating systems.
OrientDB is an open source NoSQL database written in Java. OrientDB is a document-oriented database that also has properties of graph databases
- SQLite / SpatialLite
SpatiaLite is an open source library that extends SQLite with full spatial SQL functions.
- Oracle Spatial
Oracle Spatial and Graph is a separately licensed component of the Oracle database. The extension is used to store and manage geographic information.