Introduction to PostGIS
Dates & Duration
The course can be booked as a stand-alone course or as an extension to any of our PostgreSQL courses.
This training can also be held at your location, or as online training specifically tailored for your company. In this case, the course agenda can also be adapted to best suit your needs.Learn more about our customized training >>
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This course takes 1 day for 8 hours (on site) or 5 hours (online).
The only difference is that there will be less practical exercises in an online course. However, we can share them with you so you can do them on your own. You can ask our consultants for feedback or help, if needed.
This course provides an introduction to PostGIS and its most important features and capabilities. From spatial data types to spatial joins, the training will cover all topics concerning quickstart spatial data management and analysis within PostgreSQL. Along with gaining theoretical knowledge, participants will work with real-world datasets to deepen and reinforce their practical skills.
Basic experience with PostgreSQL is required.
This course can be held in English or German.
- Setup and maintenance of PostGIS
- Tooling (Import, Export, ETL)
- Storage and management of spatial data
Spatial data types and indices
- Spatial data types
- Spatial index
- Core functions
- Accessor and setter
- Measurement functions
- Composition functions
- Decomposition functions
- Simplification functions
- Topological functions
- Bounding boxes
- Spatial joins
- Special Functions for processing and analysis
- Spatial aggregation
- Clipping, splitting, tesselation
- Translation, scaling and rotation
Introducing the dataset & Exercises
- Import/Export spatial data
- Validating and fixing spatial data
- Analyzing spatial data
- Visualizing spatial data
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