Cross Compare SQL Server 2008 Spatial, PostgreSQL/PostGIS 1.3-1.4, MySQL 5-6 =sqlserver2008_postgis_mysql_compare

From the PostGIS Listserv comes a very useful comparison table that has been partially vetted by the members of the list. I just wish they included Oracle Spatial and Oracle Locator.

Paragon wrote:
/> As part of our due diligence work, we are formulating a comparison of the
/> spatial functionality offered by SQL Server 2008 Spatial, PostGIS and MySQL.
/> Its currently in draft, but we hope to release within the next week.
/> We would appreciate if people could take a quick look at it and let us know
/> if you see any gross errors or important things we left out. Most of this
/> information we curled from reading the help docs of each product and from
/> our general familiarity with the databases and GIS products out there. We
/> tried to be as fair as possible.
/> tgis_mysql_compare
/> Thanks,
/> Regina and Leo