[Openstreetmap] Large data structure formats? (was: How do we handle large amount of GPS points?)
pere at hungry.com
Thu Nov 18 10:38:14 GMT 2004
> cool! is it annotated?
No. This raw GPS points, as shown on the SQL table definition I
included in my initial mail in this thread.
>> I guess my question is really, how should we handle such wast
>> amount of points? Steve, do you want 7 million points from Norway
>> in your database? Ready to handle it? How do you want it?
Well, how do you want it? What format do you want? The raw data is
>100 MiB compressed.
> as far as i see it, the post/my-sql databases should be able to
> handle this sort of load and search it pretty quickly - thats what
> databases are for, right?
Well, my system is slow. I guess the complete lack of indexes is a
problem. Anyone know how to index timedate fields to increase speed
when doing 'select * from table order by time'?
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