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February 28, 2014 AT 8:00 am

PostGIS on a Raspberry Pi @Raspberry_Pi #piday #raspberrypi

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From Richard Greenwood on the postgis-user mailing list – thanks to Ron Phillips for the tip!

PostGIS on a Raspberry Pi:

I enjoy hearing about folks heating up multiple cores on their big iron. Reporting from the other end of the spectrum, I have PostgreSQL 9.1 / PostGIS 2.0 running on a Raspberry Pi. My Raspberry Pi’s day job is as a chickencam (that’s a web cam in the hen house monitoring chickens).

I did an intersection of 5k complex polygons in a couple seconds. If the chickens hadn’t been flapping around it probably would have been even faster.

PostgreSQL and PostGIS are amazingly flexible, scaleable pieces of software!

Rich

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