FAA Airports GIS and PostgreSQL

Marcus Rouhani of the FAA

Topics which will be covered are:

What is Airports GIS

History of Airports GIS

Heavy Reliance on GIS

Why Was Oracle Originally Used

The Downsides to Oracle and SDO (Spatial)

Reasons to Consider Open Source

Why PostgreSQL was Chosen

The Migration to PostgreSQL

The Benefits of PostgreSQL

PostGIS

Airports GIS Current Database Statistics

The Future of Airports GIS

FAA, PostgreSQL, and the Future

Conclusion