by Adam Fast

  • Ability to CRUD geodata
  • Querying based on geographic criteria
  • Display of this data (slippy maps)


  • installation is easier
  • PostGreSQL: GEOS, PROJ.4
  • SQLite: GEOS, PROJ.4, GDAL
  • geodjango-basic-apps
  • Lots of neat and easy to use methods thanks to the ORM and GeoTools


  • Geometries are big!
  • PostGIS DBs aren’t cross platform. Migration is HARD.
  • “Search” isn’t straightforward
  • You can use South for migrations!