John Bryant the founder of Mammothgeospatial introduces us to the power of an opensource SQL database called PostgreSQL. We talk about some advantages that this database has over flat files and why you might want to invest time and energy into learning more about relational databases and the Structured Query Language "SQL"
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GIS technology is underutilized. There is a huge opportunity for professionals in the geospatial industry to be leaders and not just mapmakers. Cartography is an important part of what GIS professionals do but it does not have to be the only thining that they do.