[OSM-talk] Live Data - all new Data in OSM

Matt Amos zerebubuth at gmail.com
Wed May 13 19:27:04 BST 2009

On Wed, May 13, 2009 at 7:13 PM, Ian Dees <ian.dees at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, May 13, 2009 at 1:09 PM, Matt Amos <zerebubuth at gmail.com> wrote:
>> why via triggers?
> Because the database is the only aggregation point for the data. There are
> many API servers (which would be the ideal spot for creating this data
> feed), but my initial thought was that it was quite cumbersome to try and
> aggregate the streams from the various API servers (along with time-aligning
> them) when the DB server was already doing that for you.

sorry, i wasn't clear in my question: why triggers in particular,
rather than one of the many other features that the DB provides for
doing this?



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