PostGIS: Adding spatial support to PostgreSQL

Leo Hsu and Regina Obe

Demonstrate some of the new things you can do with PostGIS 1.5 and PostgreSQL 8.4 that you couldn't do in prior versions.

Demo WKT Raster. Difference between Raster and Vector data. Show what you can currently do with WKT Raster and what you can expect to do with it in the future.

Talk about up and coming changes in PostGIS 2.0.

We'll go over new features as well as breaking changes you need to watch out for.