Category: Geospatial

Geospatial Basics, Spatial Databases & NoSQL Examples

This brief intro to several geospatial data concepts covers spatial databases, spatial indexing, and using GeoJSON data in NoSQL. What is Spatial Data? Spatial data are data types (files, databases, web services) that encode geographic information for use in location-aware...

March 11, 2021

R Programming With Coucbhase NoSQL Queries & Maps

Many statistical data analysts and data scientists use the R programming language to crunch their numbers outside of a database. Likewise, database analysts try to do everything in the same database whenever possible to maintain a single source. Couchbase provides...

March 9, 2021

Taming the Gerrymander with Geospatial Search

The Basics Before you read any further, please take a few minutes and read the excellent post on geospatial search in Couchbase, as published by my friend and colleague Brian Kane: https://blog.couchbase.com/geospatial-search-how-do-i-use-thee-let-me-count-the-ways/ Go ahead; I’ll wait. Now that you’re back,...

November 4, 2020