[OSM-talk] Creating a subset of OSM and storing it in Postgis tables
bareman at tpg.com.au
Sat Feb 25 23:12:02 GMT 2012
On Sat, 25 Feb 2012 19:39:51 +0000
Craig Wallace <craigw84 at fastmail.fm> wrote:
> On 25/02/2012 04:19, mick wrote:
> > I need to build a database of a subset of features from a specific area, storing them in a series of tables according to feature type (eg. natural, historic, waterway, ...) from predefined subsets of the planet file.
> > In doing this I hope to minimise:
> > 1 my impact on OSM's resources
> > 2 amount of data I have to download (I'm in Australia so I'm burdened with 20GB monthly traffic limits).
> > My current thinking is that I need to:
> > 1. download the weekly England, Scotland& Wales excerpts from geofabrik
> > 2. merge the 3 files
> Why not use the "Great Britain" extract from Geofabrik. It includes all
> of England, Scotland and Wales, so you won't need to download them
> separately then merge them.
I didn't see it there, saw the Great Britain directory and didn't think to scroll down. That certainly reduces the load.
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