[OSM-dev] Further Database optimisation and data size

Gabriel Ebner ge at gabrielebner.at
Thu Apr 20 18:30:58 BST 2006

On Thu, Apr 20, 2006 at 07:03:11PM +0100, Nick Hill wrote:
> It seems the data is currently stored in double precision floating point.
> This takes 8 bytes of data for each axis of the co-ordinate making 16 bytes
> of 2d positional data for each point.

This makes 738451*16 bytes, which is just over 11M for all the nodes.  Would
reducing the size by 5M be worth it?

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