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PostGIS 2.2.0 Release

The 2.2.0 release of PostGIS is now available.

Over the last two years a number of interesting new features have been added, such as:

  • True nearest-neighbor searching for all geometry and geography types
  • New volumetric geometry support, including ST_3DDifference, ST_3DUnion and more
  • Temporal data model support and functions like ST_ClosestPointOfApproach to support temporal query
  • Spatial clustering functions ST_ClusterIntersecting and ST_ClusterWithin
  • Subdividing large geometries with ST_Subdivide
  • Fast box clipping with ST_ClipByBox2D
  • In-database raster processing with ST_Retile and ST_CreateOverview
  • New high-speed native code address standardizer
  • Visvalingam-Whyatt geometry simplification with ST_SimplifyVW
  • Support for compressed .tiny well-known binary. format with ST_AsTWKB and ST_GeomFromTWKB

    See the full list of changes:

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