Setting up PostGIS on GCP

Working towards online geospatial solutions

Setting up PostGIS on GCP
OK, so here we are, in the midst of COVID-19. What a great time to start a new project and learn a new skill. I’m focusing on developing a bit of my golang chops and the Google Cloud Platform knowledge to see if we can use these as our primary backends for teaching and research needs at work. My boss just gutted my server room and has maneuvered the only person who can actually do geospatial backend work to not work in my unit any longer so I’ve got to get creative. [Read More]

Setting up Postgresql on

Setting up Postgresql on
This is rather quick and easy to do. On MacOS, make sure you have Homebrew installed and then follow those instructions. For me, it took a few additional steps because I was installing it on a new mac mini (in the home office). I had not made sure everything was up-to-date before starting so I had to walk away for a little bit to let it all happen. No biggie. [Read More]