Introduction to PostGIS

PostGreSQL is a powerful open source object-relational database system. PostGIS provides spatial objects for PostgreSQL database with numerous spatial data processing capabilities. In this CGA's self-led tutorial the widely used geospatial relational database PostgreSQL/ PostGIS, will be introduced. Installation and configuration of PostGIS on an Amazon instance will be covered followed by spatial data loading, the use of Spatial SQL for spatial analysis, and export of results. The use of QGIS as a PostGIS query and visualization client will also be covered.
Tutorial can be found here.
Questions/comments on this tutorial can be send to Devika Kakkar.