GIS Filesystem

The GIS Lab file system has been updated for fall 2020. You can find your personal files in the following locations based upon which operating system you are using. OSMOTAR.GIS.UNBC.CA: All of your files are in the K: drive. Please note that the C: drive is periodically cleaned, you must Read more…

Tutorial 05 – PostGIS

Introduction Today we will be looking at doing GIS inside of the Enterprise Database using PostGIS. Now you may be wondering what is our motivation to using PostgreSQL and primarly it is due to its performance and concurrent access. When we talk about performance we are talking about how many Read more…

Tutorial 02 – Git

Git Init When using git repositories your project folder is presented to the operating system simply as a folder with files. There is also a hidden folder named .git that is used by git to track changes. The .git folder contains information about where the repository is hosted, and the Read more…

Lab 05 – Intro to SQL

Specifically we will use PostgreSQL, with the PostGIS extensions. During your career you may also come across ArcGIS Enterprise Databases, Oracle, Microsoft SQL, MySQL, or others. We have chosen PostgreSQL because of the PostGIS extensions, and it is open source, however the basic principals leared here will apply to other Read more…