Spatial Indexing Part 2: A Simple Spatial Indexing Scheme

Hi Folks, Let’s continue with the discussion of spatial indexing form last time.  If you already know a lot about spatial indexing these first few posts are going to be a lot of background—hopefully I don’t make too many mistakes.  🙂 We’re going to focus on Madison, WI, and try to answer a very simple…

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Spatial Indexing Part 1: Why a Spatial Index?

Hi Folks, If you’ve seen one of my recent spatial talks, you’ve seen me walk through the basics of how our indexing works.  I’m going to do roughly the same thing here over a series of blog posts, except that I’m (eventually) going to go into a few more details.  We’ll start with some basics,…

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Get yer spatial!

I’m happy to say that our latest community technology preview (CTP), officially dubbed the “November CTP” for obvious reasons, has been released.  You can get it here. This CTP has all of the spatial funcitonality we’ve been talking about: Planar “geometry” type Geodetic “geography” type An extensive collection of methods to go with each type Spatial…

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After the Webcast

I had a few technical problems with the webcast that pushed our start time back about five minutes, but after switching to a different machine things went fine.  I’m now recorded and online here. I generally don’t like giving these webcasts, as I find the lack of a live audience somewhat disconcerting, but I think I’m starting…

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