Functionality comparison of PostGIS and 12c Oracle Spatial


Development & Middleware

Date and time

Thursday, 16. October 2014., 10:20


Hall 4 Small Club



In GIS development there is a constant need for improvement in performance of available spatial functionalities, because of the big amount of complex data. 

Development isn’t fixated on one technology and new solutions and improvements are always taken in consideration. Oracle database offers a wide range of spatial functionalities through Oracle Spatial, and with arrival of new, 12c version, a lot of enhancements are promised, which also includes performance tweaks. Improvements are best tested through comparison other available options. Through several use cases, this paper will compare the new 12c Oracle Spatial with PostGIS extension for PostgreSQL database.

Lecture details

Type: Lecture
Level of difficulty: General
Experience Level: No experience
Desirable listeners function: Developers
Group of activity: Development and Tools

About speaker

The conference is organized by the Croatian Association of Oracle users. More about the association can be found at

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